by Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J.
(original article here)
What do we mean when we say that parents are the primary educators of their children? We mean everything.
- We mean that parents begin to teach their children from the moment their children are conceived and born.
- We mean that parents teach their children during the children’s infancy and childhood.
- We mean that parents are the first, and most important and indispensable teachers of their children.
- We mean that unless the children are taught by the parents, the children will be getting only a substitute education. Continue reading