How to be the world’s greatest mum

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Seven principles of how to be the worlds greatest mother

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  • 1. How to be the Worlds Greatest Mum Mothers Day 2009

2. Who are mothers? 3. Who are mothers?Mother Teresa 4. Who are mothers?People whose role or functions as mother Biological mothers Adopter Step-mother Guardian God-mother Grand-mother Single parent 5. Proverb 31:28aHer children arise and call herblessed; 6. The seven principles tobe the worlds greatestmum 7. The seven principles tobe the worlds greatestmumDont be a kiasu person Kiasuism is self-centerednessBe KiasuOxford English Dictionary 2007 = fear of losing 8. The seven principles tobe the worlds greatestmumDont be a kiasu person Kiasuism is self-centeredness Kiasu mothers produce kiasu children 9. The seven principles tobe the worlds greatestmumDont be a kiasu person Kiasuism is self-centeredness Kiasu mothers produce kiasu children Kiasu mothers use shame to controltheir children 10. The seven principles tobe the worlds greatestmumDont be a kiasu personSpeak the languages of love of children 11. how to fuel their emotional tank with love? 12. The Languages of Love in Children Physical touch 13. The Languages of Love in Children Physical touch Words of affirmation Words of affectionand endearment Words of praise Words ofencouragement Words of guidance 14. The Languages of Love in Children Physical touch Words ofaffirmation Quality time Being together Positive eyecontact Sharing thoughtsand feelings 15. The Languages of Love in Children Physical touch Words ofaffirmation Quality time Gifts Grace of giving Distorted gift giving Meaningful giftgiving 16. The Languages of Love in Children Physical touch Words ofaffirmation Quality time Gifts Acts of service Loving service Only do for themwhat they cannotdo themselves 17. The worlds greatest mumknows her childrensprimary love language 18. The seven principles tobe the worlds greatestmumDont be a kiasu personSpeak the languages of love of childrenDont expect instant results 19. Dont expect instant results Repeat, repeat, repeat Set appropriate boundaries Behavioural modification Positive reinforcement Negative reinforcement Punishment Appropriate to crime Immediate Not out of anger Age appropriate teaching Teach children to learn 20. The seven principles tobe the worlds greatestmumDont be a kiasu personSpeak the languages of love of childrenDont expect instant resultsBe and teach gratefulness Be grateful Teach gratefulness 21. The seven principles to be the worlds greatest mumDont be a kiasu personSpeak the languages of love of childrenDont expect instant resultsBe and teach gratefulnessLearn to let go 22. Learn to let go Be willing to let go Develop spiritual and social streetwise Cut the umbilical cordProverb 22: 6 6 Train a child in the way heshould go, and when he is oldhe will not turn from it. 23. The seven principles tobe the worlds greatestmumDont be a kiasu personSpeak the languages of love of childrenDont expect instant resultsBe and teach gratefulnessLearn to let goWalk in the faith 24. Walk in the faithDeu 11: 18-2118 Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds; tiethem as symbols on your hands and bind them on yourforeheads. 19 Teach them to your children, talking aboutthem when you sit at home and when you walk along theroad, when you lie down and when you get up. 20 Writethem on the doorframes of your houses and on yourgates, 21 so that your days and the days of your childrenmay be many in the land that the LORD swore to giveyour forefathers, as many as the days that the heavensare above the earth. Our faith is caught rather than taught Routine, rituals and telling the Truths 25. The seven principles to be the worlds greatest mumDont be a kiasu personSpeak the languages of love of childrenDont expect instant resultsBe and teach gratefulnessLearn to let goWalk in the faithStay close to the Source 26. Stay close to the SourceJohn 15: 5 5 "I am the vine; you are the branches. If a manremains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apartfrom me you can do nothing. 6 If anyone does notremain in me, he is like a branch that is thrown away andwithers; such branches are picked up, thrown into thefire and burned. 7 If you remain in me and my wordsremain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will begiven you. 8 This is to my Fathers glory, that you bearmuch fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples. Living a life in Christ Prayer Bible assimilation 27. The seven principles to be the worlds greatest mumDont be a kiasu personSpeak the languages of love of childrenDont expect instant resultsBe and teach gratefulnessLearn to let goWalk in the faithStay close to the Source 28. Happy Mothers Day10 May 2009to the worlds greatestmumyes, YOU!