Posts Tagged ‘bonding’

There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet.” William F. Halsey

It has become more and more common for mom’s to take on the mother and father role. Besides the high divorce rate, fathers are often away as it is sometimes more financially beneficial to do so, than to be working from home. Sometimes even the moms have to travel too.

Dr James Dobson says God gave you a child for 12 years to learn to love him before he turns into a teenager.

Well, there are a few things one can do to stay connected with your teenager. It is important to recognize the changes not only in their bodies, but also in their needs as they grow. They need to be treated as miniature adults and with the same respect you would like to receive. The best way to bond with your teenager is to have fun.

Notes to the Parent

Your child needs you more than you can imagine.

Maintain a sense of humour and do not take it personally. It is only a wrong choice THEY are making; it is not about you.