What are some tips for investing in your kids? I want to form my kids spiritually, academically and athletically, what is an appropriate balance? How can I help my kids excel without pushing them too far and spending too much money? Can ‘over-planning’ the future do more harm than good? Is it possible to over-invest in my child’s success? How can I discern if my motivations for my child’s success is healthy and pure? If pride is a sin, is it unhealthy to feel proud of my child?
Where do we want to be in 1 year, 5 years, 15 years, or when we have grandchildren? … we ended up facing some hard conversations. –Kari
For many parents, what’s their ‘religion’? I think it’s sports. That’s one of the most prominent ways today we see parents invest in their kids. And, of course ALL our kids are going pro! -Tom
The Currans explore the concept of parenting as an act of investing in one’s children. Kari talks about their 3 day goal-setting ‘work-ation’ and the effort to make a budget and a 15 year plan. Tom questions his motivation for investing in his kids’ sports and contrasts the sinful versus healthy nature of pride.