Parents, Just Because You’re Strong, Doesn’t Mean The Weight Isn’t Heavy!
𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬, 𝐣𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮’𝐫𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐠, 𝐝𝐨𝐞𝐬𝐧’𝐭 𝐦𝐞𝐚𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐢𝐬𝐧’𝐭 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐯𝐲!
This video is a highlight of one of the Cave of Adullam recruits and his father. In this session, the student was shown how the things he does in school, at home, and with friends can affect the weight and stress of his parents feel when he misbehaves.
𝘐𝘵’𝘴 𝘪𝘮𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘩 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥/𝘰𝘳 𝘮𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘬𝘦𝘴. 𝘚𝘩𝘰𝘸 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮 𝘩𝘰𝘸 𝘵𝘰 𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘸𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘨𝘴.
For more helpful parenting advice, visit our website for Parenting Webinars, a variety of programs, and more! And be sure to watch the Cave of Adullam documentary on ESPN+! 👉
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