Our culture can be nasty and punitive to parents committed to doing the right thing. That’s why so many parents acquiesce under stress.
The painful reality is that too many parents would rather feel good than do good.
Raising kids with clear moral boundaries can be an extremely lonely job.
Who else in your neighborhood is trying to raise kids the way you are?
Tim Kimmel, Grace-Based Parenting (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2005).