Apr 10, 2017
In part 1 of our 2-part-series on the theology of the body, we
talk about personal space, and how we teach our children about
respecting their bodies and our bodies too.
Topic of the Week:
- Theology of Personal Space
- I am
not a chair
created us with bodies and called them good.
bodies as a temple and how we can use that for affection but that
can get unhealthy in a bunch of different kinds of ways
- Exclusion & Embrace
Does Affection Look Like as Kids Grow?
about it for both sexes of kids
think about it for different ages. When does kissing on the lips
- Realization: we can still be super affectionate
dads while maintaining boundaries over our body
Kid Body Consent
our role to give our kids the space to say no, even when church
members can be pushy
- Modeling to Our Kids
- If we
model guilt when someone else lays claim to our bodies, we set our
kids up to feel guilty when somebody else wants to lay claim to
Wins & Fails
Manderson: Busy week, our family has not been home once
this week for dinner. Has led to some serious freak outs and
Bevil: Lazy Nighttime
Stout: Spring break strawberry picking. “When I grow
up, I’m going to tell MY kids they have to brush every time they
We talk about our favorite 'middle of the Blockbuster'