Raising Virtuous Kids

Raising virtuous kids can be a difficult, confusing, even frustrating business! But it doesn’t have to be that way. Author and PaxCare Executive Director Dr. Gregory Popcak explains an easy approach to making your kids virtuous.

Celebrating Joy

Finding joy in morality, in doing good, is essential to living a moral life. Without joy living morally has no meaning, no purpose. Dr. Gregory Popcak, Executive Director of PaxCare and author of “Beyond the Birds and the Bees”, gives a practical insight as to how you can apply joy to everyday life.

Teaching Faith

Teaching faith shows children that their actions matter, that what they do has consequences. Faith opens their eyes to realize that just because we cannot see something does not mean that it does not exist. Dr. Gregory Popcak, Executive Director of PaxCare and author of “Beyond the Birds and the Bees”, talks about how faith allows us to see beyond ourselves and see the importance of how we act.

Teaching Intimacy

Intimacy between parents and children is commonly overlooked or ignored as not necessary. However children need to be able to be intimate with their parents, they should be comfortable seeking the guidance and advice of their parents when something is troubling them. Dr. Gregory Popcak, Executive Director of PaxCare and author of “Beyond the Birds and the Bees”, explains how intimacy between parents and children is so important to encouraging children to be responsible and open to the love of their parents and others.

Teaching Love

Teaching love to children from an early age is an important lesson to teach since love will be the foundation for all their future relationships. Teaching children what it really means to love is essential to their understanding of how to treat others. Dr. Gregory Popcak, Executive Director of PaxCare and author of “Beyond the Birds and the Bees”, discusses how to teach children about love and how it is not merely a feeling and it is not always necessarily enjoyable or pleasant.

Teaching Cooperation

In our relationships in life cooperation is vital to understanding the needs of yourself along with the needs of another person. More importantly understanding the needs of another person without being selfish or more concerned with our own needs. Dr. Gregory Popcak Executive Director of Pax Care and author of “Beyond the Birds and the Bees” discusses how cooperation is so important to a stable relationship and how to respect the personhood and dignity of people through cooperation.

Teaching Personhood

Understanding the person and what personhood is should be explained to children in a straightforward way that explains the differences and goodness of both masculinity and femininity. Dr. Gregory Popcak Executive Director of Pax Care and author of “Beyond the Birds and the Bees” talks about personhood and how to understand and respect the dignity of persons.

Teaching Respect

In order to love you need to have respect for someone. Respect is essential to any healthy relationship, so it is also essential to teach our children so that they understand how to have respect for others. Dr. Gregory Popcak, Executive Director of Pax Care and author of “Beyond the Birds and the Bees” discusses chastity, self-discipline, and modesty in relation to respect.

Teaching Responsibiity

Dr. Gregory Popcak, Executive Director of PaxCare, and author of “Beyond the Birds and the Bees” talks about responsibility and how to practically approach teaching responsibility and what it really means under the surface of how we typically see responsibility.