Ever wonder how much you should tell your kids about your life as a teenager?
Are there some questions you’ve avoided or are hoping they won’t ask? Maybe they’ve already asked “Hey Dad… Hey Mom, did you ever _________?” (fill in the blank with anything you’ve done wrong). Awkward, isn’t it?
Have you ever said “Do as I say, not as I do.”? Teenagers are very sharp. They watch and listen closely and will quickly determine what we truly believe based on their observations of how we actually behave. They are also hypersensitive to hypocrisy. Actions speak much louder than words. Be sure you are living out what you say is important and true. The world
For many people, especially teenagers, “it seemed like the right thing to do” or “it just felt right” serve far too often as the guidelines for life. Do your children typically base their decisions on feelings or on truth?