Have you ever wondered about what kids actually see and hear? Parents witness kids ability to soak up the world around them, imitating words and actions, and often change their own preferences for the sake of the children.
What if we all felt that responsibility? Sesame Street sure did. So did Mr. Rogers. But responsibility doesn’t start in the institutions of media, education, or government. It starts with the people.
How would our actions, words, or pursuits change? Imagine having every thing you do be witnessed by a two or three or five or seven year old. Imagine the questions they would ask?
Would our answer be a defense of our own place of authority and power? Or would the response be edifying to them, and plant seeds of truth and wisdom?