Life Is Full Of Challenges
Life is full of challenges and sometimes we will meet those challenges successfully.
Sometimes those challenges can block our way and it may become one of those costly “learning experiences” that adults are always talking to us about.
Many challenges start when we are in school. These challenges can be our own, or they can be challenges that are out of our control that make it difficult to want to go to school.
- Adjusting to a new school
- Classes we don’t want to take
- Making friends – We pray for our children that they will pick their friends wisely
- Peer pressure can be positive or negative
- Attitudes of others
Adolescence is all about changes, what do those changes look like?
- Sexual, and
The adolescent years should be full of joy instead of condemnation.
Because of all these challenges, parents need to be able to support their child(ren) while at the same time allowing them to take on more responsibility.
Our children need guidance but, they must also make their own decisions. Sometimes those decisions will have consequences because, of their behavior.
When child(ren) start to distance themselves from the parent. We must learn how to keep the lines of communication open so they can come to you for support and encouragement.