Helping Your 5th Grader Find a Husband
Did we get your attention? Good! Of course, we don’t want your ten-year-old to get married any time soon. But it’s never too early to start talking to your child about what a good marriage is made of. With the U.S. divorce rate rocketing in recent decades, it’s clear that society doesn’t have this one figured out. Choosing a spouse will be the most crucial decision of your kid’s life—bigger than “which college,” “which career,” and all of those others that seem to garner all the attention. Make sure you lay the groundwork in such a way that your child knows what he or she is looking for, before they’re even old enough to look!
Don’t know where to start? Try these printable Who Will I Marry? Talk Family Conversation Starters to break the ice with your kids. Asking these questions might reveal what culture has already “taught” your child about love and marriage. What else can you do? Make sure you cover these 4 Things Your Kids Should Know About Choosing Who They Will Marry. And understand the 5 Ways Parents Shape Their Children’s Understanding of Marriage by the example our marriages set.