Good parenting, as James E. Faust said, “Is the greatest challenge in the world.”[I] Because we know that families are eternal and central to God’s plan for us, we understand the great importance of doing our best to be good parents. It can be daunting as we try to raise righteous children in a world where evil is all around us. With all the hustle and bustle in our lives today, it can be very easy to get distracted and lose focus on our most important priority, which is the family. Here are four parenting mistakes to avoid as you strive to protect and strengthen your family.
1. Not Prioritizing Your Marriage
Marriage is not “’til death do us part,” but can be “for time and all eternity” and should be treated with this eternal perspective.