As a society, we have chosen to overlook bad parenting and its
effects. We are not here to discuss and debate parenting
styles. However, parenting has a standard. There are
standard elements in parenting that must be adhered to and utilized.
DNA is a term, which represents the
fundamentals behind outward noticeable expressions.
Genetic DNA reference information
carried on Genes which are expressed in living organisms.
And, just like Genetic DNA, the
term Household DNA represents the fundamentals of what is being
expressed in and throughout Households.
your actions, you have thoughts. Your actions represent movement
through your thoughts. Your thoughts are based on information and your
understanding of information. Actions represent thoughts, which
represent information based on knowledge and understanding.
The behavior of
persons in a household is indicative of the Household DNA. If you want
to change the child's behavior, you have to change the Household DNA.
We know this. We have always talked about exposure, extracurricular
activities and other programs, interventions and strategies that enhance
If you analyze our efforts as a society to change the condition of a child,
they tend to be outside influences targeting the child: school, youth
programs, public assistance.
The child goes home to parents/guardians who determine the Household DNA.
The parents through their words, actions, beliefs and usage of resources
decide and control the Household DNA.
Household DNA Parenting Pyramid
The Genesis of the Parenting Pyramid
I spoke about Household DNA and these 7 principles. However, being
back in the classroom at a very challenging school brought on a feeling
I never felt before. I kept asking, "Why am I here; what's the
came to me about 3 months into my assignment. I haven't taught 9th
graders in over 10 years. Now, I am in a low socio-economic school
with a transient population. And, for the first time I felt 'pity' for a
defined as 'the
feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the suffering and misfortunes
of others'. I never felt that way about a student.
Within 1 hour after
that feeling entered my heart, God put this image in me. This
image actually formed like a puzzled in my mind and spirit directed me
of the order to give it to you.
One thing for sure, we must change the Household DNA in many families in
order for the family and children to reach their Greatest potential and
be empowered. As a society, we are joined together as one.
Therefore, we must have a Universal Greatness in our Parenting.
Divinely given to me; divinely given to you.
Spiritual Household DNA 8" x 14" chart
School Household DNA 8" x 14" chart