Top Ten Mistakes Christian Parents of Teens Make

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Lucy68

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Very good article!
 

mar09

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2. Not expressing genuine love and like to your teen.
It’s sad that I have to write this one at all, but I’m convinced very few Christian parents actually express genuine love and “like” to their teen. It can become easy for parents to only see how their teen is irresponsible, failing, immature, etc., and become a harping voice instead of an encouraging, empowering one.
Do you intentially set aside time to tell your teen how much you love and admire them? Do you write letters of encouragement to them? Do you have “date nights” where you spend time together and share with them the things you see in them that you are proud of?..


Ive just found this thread and thought to revive.
 

Ariel82

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Nice..didn't see it first time around
 

Pilkington

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So glad someone rivived this thread. This artickle is so relevant to all parents of teens and even those with pre teens. Chiledren and Teens need our time, love, boundaries and responsibilites.
 

Tintin

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I'm not even mad about this case of necromancy. Great article, Angela. :)
 
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So glad someone rivived this thread. This artickle is so relevant to all parents of teens and even those with pre teens. Chiledren and Teens need our time, love, boundaries and responsibilites.
Amen to that.. We sometimes need to be reminded because we forget the important things and tend to remember bad things instead