Lord Krishna demands surrender, and Srila Prabhupada explains that without obedience one cannot attain to the Lord’s kingdom. So how do we teach our children obedience? Here are some ideas:
BY EXAMPLE: We need to show our children how happy we are to obey the scriptures, Lord Krsna, and our spiritual master. Children will think it fair that we ask them to do something we are also willing to do. They will imitate our example.
BY REASONS: I try to be sure I can explain to the children the reason for whatever I ask. They may not always agree with me, but at least they know I’m not asking selfishly or whimsically.
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