One of the most important things that my husband and I want to instill in our family is the importance of giving. My parents were amazing models of generosity to me and we lived by the motto “to whom much is given, much is expected.” We are constantly trying to reinforce to our children that by the world’s standards we are rich and need to live accordingly.
But while I want to encourage generosity I don’t want them to grow up learning that the only way to be generous is with their money . While we certainly believe in the concept of tithing our income (giving 10% away), I also want my kids to experience being the hands and feet of Jesus and helping those less fortunate.
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