Promoting Youth Values

As parents we influence many aspects of our children’s lives.  Our own moral values shape what we want our children to believe in and adopt in their own lives.

A strong moral compass will be the foundation for good decision making as our little ones enter adolescence.

In Planting My Values I talk about some of the values that I believe children should conquer on their journeys of self-discovery.

In todays fast-paced society we sometimes fall short in the category of promoting youth values.  Our children are obsessed with technology.  This is wonderful yet can be challenging to parents. We are busy, rushed, stressed. Often we don’t understand the technology that is driving our young ones.

Lets get back to the basics. Our children are our future. A strong value system will help our little ones as they maneuver the world as it is today. Fast and furious- connected yet disconnected. Help your children acquire the value system that you want them to have.

The book will touch on these core values:

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  • Manners
  • Empathy
  • Respect
  • Gratitude
  • Courage
  • Responsibility
  • Kindness
  • Integrity
  • Thoughtfulness

Invite your little ones to have a voice! Let me know what values you feel are important to instill in  your children?

Secrets behind Planting My Values

The most challenging part of writing a children’s book is choosing the words to have a big impact. You have to choose every word and sequence carefully and the cadence has to work. The most fun was making up the illustrations and having the story brought to life pairing the words with illustrations.

Below is one of those illustrations. Let me know what you think!

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“Planting My Values” Valentine’s Day Give-Away

Instilling strong, positive values in our children is one of the most important things we can do as parents. The values and moral lessons we teach our children will serve as a compass that will guide them through their entire lives!

One of the lessons that we should teach our children is the importance of being kind and sharing. This lesson will help our children as they work with others through school and careers later in life. Continue reading

Hi, and welcome!

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Hi, and welcome!  My name is Lynn Powell, author of Planting My Values. I’m so happy to have you as a visitor to my blog about my new book.  This project is very special to me, and I hope to share some of that excitement with you here.

I’ll be using this blog to interact with you about Planting My Values, expanding on some of the topics in it and posting on some of the ideas related to my book.  This is a great place for you to get to know me, and I’m looking forward to getting to know you, too.

What did you think of Planting My Values?  What questions do you have for me?  How do you relate to my book?

I’ll be returning here frequently with new posts and responses to feedback from you.

Until next time, please tell me a little bit about yourself.  Thank you!