It begins with a question. Does your teen really mean what they say? Every time you ask them something you suspect is different from what they are telling you, they always have ample explanation. You have either caught them red-handed or in a bald faced lie, or there are so many inconsistencies, you have no …Read more →
Archive for June 11th, 2012
At about 12 or 13 years of age, it’s as though a timer has gone off that has gone off that tells teens they need to make their own decisions. With their shoulders back and their head held high, they inhale and say, “After all, I have lived 13 years on this earth. I ought …Read more →
It must be one of the hardest scenarios a parent faces today- wanting to be the right influence over your teen, yet not having total control over the forces that influence them. You have been through the battle of divorce, the hurt and pain of separation from your spouse, and the hurt and pain of …Read more →
WHO OWNS THEIR HEART?
When your kids are very young, it’s easy to see that you still own their hearts. They look up to you with an adoring gaze, wanting to please you—partly because they don’t want to be punished, and partly because they literally idolize you and believe that you can do no wrong. …Read more →
Did you know that 98 percent of people are followers? Only 2 percent are the shapers of culture. The 2 percent are the dreamers.
One of our biggest responsibilities as parents is not only to protect our kids from culture but to help them be the shapers of culture. A lot of this book so …Read more →