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You want your kids to fulfill every bit of their unique purpose in life. When you first hold your newborn, the future and its possibilities flash through your mind. Will she be a doctor? Will he be a lawyer? I want her to do well. I hope he is like his dad. As your children grow, Read More

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Teenagers Seeking Purpose

You want your kids to fulfill every bit of their unique purpose in life. When you first hold your newborn, the future and its possibilities flash through your mind. Will she be a doctor? Will he be a lawyer? I want her to do well. I hope he is like his dad. As your children grow, Read More

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Some studies suggest that adolescence now ranges from ages ten to twenty-six. It is not just the teen years anymore! For parents, that means training your pre teens will begin earlier, and your influence over your young adults will last longer. My suggestion is to take a long-term view of this journey. From grade school to mid-twenties, you will be guiding your child to independence. You will model healthy relationships. You will coach them on making good choices and comfort and discipline them when they fail. Through the expansive years of adolescence, keep your eye on the goal: launching mature adults so they can function independently in a demanding world.

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