#1~ They need to see that you love them completely; just the way they are.
#2~ They need to try digging a hole to China.
#3~ They need to pray with you, then by themselves, and later for you.
#4~ They need to watch a chrysalis turn into a butterfly, (you can buy them online)
#5~ They need to ride a bike, fall down, then get up and ride some more.
#6~ They need to sleep outside and watch for falling stars.
#7~ They need to develop minor cullinary skills, like the ability to make a peanut butter sandwich.
#8~ They need to learn to appreciate the value of working hard.
#9~ They need to keep a journal, as early as gradeschool.
#10~ They need to understand that adulthood is inevitable, but growing up is optional.
They are only children for a short time, so don't wait untill tomorrow.
© Brad Anderson
I guess that I can hold you one more time before you grow.