Few Pretensions, and Disciplined Performance
A wonderful, short article by D. A. Carson that captures a oft missed part of parenting (and grandparenting). Read the whole thing but here is a small, choice tidbit to whet your appetite.
But with great gratitude to God, I testify that my parents were not hypocrites. That is the worst possible heritage to leave with children: high spiritual pretensions and low performance. My parents were the opposite: few pretensions, and disciplined performance.