Modesty and the Family

So, now that you have decided that you should be dressing modestly and even wearing a headcovering, how does this affect the rest of the family? If you have children, do you dress them similarly? What if you have….teenagers?

Since I do not (yet) have children, I do not know how to practically address these questions. My husband and I certainly plan on starting our children out from the beginning in simple, modest clothing. teaching them standards and why mommy dresses the way she does. I know the teen years are incredibly difficult (and the young adult years…until about 24-25.) If modesty is presented in the wrong way, or too late, they’ll spit it out like strained peas. My hope is that, even if my children wildly rebel for a few years, they’ll return to the patterns they knew growing up.

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1 Response to “Modesty and the Family”


  1. 1 Amy July 12, 2007 at 10:56 pm

    Mmm I share your hopes!! My dh and I have talked about this too and we have even told people that if we have a baby girl she will be in dresses only…so that they arent shocked when we dont dress her in little pants and the like. In the meantime I just pray that I will be a godly mama and my children will stay in the paths they have be taught.


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