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[25 Sep 2012 | | ]
Changes Mothers Need to Make to Improve Relationship with Teenagers

TweetShareChanges Mothers Need to Make to Improve Relationship with Teenagers
Recently, I wrote an article regarding changes teenagers needed of their father to improve relationship. I thought it would also be interesting to evaluate how teenagers felt about their relationship with their mothers. Mothers are the greatest asset to the family.  I appreciate them greatly because moms bring a wealth of commitment, care and love to the family. Their energy fosters the right kind of family foundation. Every family needs emotional stability in the home. It’s amazing how many mothers multitask …

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[16 Sep 2012 | | ]
Teenagers Journey in Anger Management and Critical Thinking Classes

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As parents, we sometimes fail to recognize the complexity of adolescences lives. Every day many of our youngsters deal with issues we didn’t face as teenagers.  For example, we weren’t apprehensive about our friends posting private information on social media, bullying and epidemic of divorce in society, and traveling to different parents’ homes as result of the divorce. They are subject to different rules which cause conflict within their hearts. The lack of stability in the family is destroying many teens and …

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[11 Sep 2012 | | ]
Parents  Feel  Angry, Betrayed, Disappointed and Hurt When Teenagers Don’t Tell the Truth

TweetShareParents Feel  Angry, Betrayed, Disappointed and Hurt When Teenagers Don’t Tell The Truth
Parenting teenagers can be very challenging sometimes as they seek their independence. Sometimes parents wonder did they received the right baby from the hospital because the child is disconnected from the family. It’s amazing as parents observe their children grow up they wonder what will they become as an adult. The greatest hope is for their teenagers to be protected from emotional scares and the desire for the youngsters to be very successful. Suddenly, a great storm arises …

Headline, Teens »

[4 Sep 2012 | | ]
Mothers and Fathers Share Reasons Children Don’t Tell Parents the Truth When Teens Are in Trouble

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I wrote a previous article on “Why Children Don’t Tell Parents the Truth When in Trouble “. In the article, I focused on teenagers’ perspectives on the issue of not telling the truth. This article contains parents’ perspectives on adolescents’ wiliness not to speak the truth to their mother and father. During the discussion with the parents, they were very engaged in sharing their thoughts regarding the question listed below:
Why teenagers don’t tell parents the …

Headline, Teens »

[23 Aug 2012 | | ]
Teenagers Share Reasons Teenagers Bully

TweetShareTeenagers Share Reasons Teenagers Bully 
During a great discussion with teenagers, we talked about the reasons teenagers bully others. I wanted the teenagers’ perspectives because the teenagers had been bullied or bullied someone or new of someone who had been bullied. Please enjoy the teenagers’ responses listed below. The best way to address bullying is to get behind the eyes of teenagers because they have the information in their brain.
 Why does an individual bully others?
Wilson’s perspective:
Because of the simple fact they don’t have something and the other teenager they are picking …

Headline, Parenting, Teens »

[19 Aug 2012 | | ]
Challenges Teenagers Are Facing With Their Parents

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I had an excellent opportunity to ask a group of teenagers about challenges they are personally facing with their parents. The teenagers were very opened to responding to the question. I do believe they were honest about their feelings. I hope the information contained within this article will assist everyone in understanding the challenges teenagers are facing with their parents. We need to understand the struggles  teenagers are experiencing in life in order to assist the teenagers in their development. Listed below are their responses:
What …

Headline, Parenting »

[11 Aug 2012 | | ]
Why Children Don’t Tell Parents The Truth When in Trouble

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 During a workshop, parents had a wonderful dialog as to why children don’t tell the truth when they are in trouble. It was amazing to know parents had some ideas to why their children held the truth from them. It’s was easy for parents to share their thoughts in small groups, but it’s not easy to share their feelings when interacting with their children.  Here are several parents’ perspectives as to “Why Children Don’t Tell Parents the Truth When They Are …

Headline, Parenting, Teens »

[31 Jul 2012 | | ]
Number One Thing Parents Do to Push Their Teenagers’ Button

TweetShareTeenagers are awesome in so many ways because they are filled with energy that drives them daily in the decisions they make. Many teens are interested in making right choices but sometime the challenges of life weighs very heavily on them such as education, divorce, poor family relationships, and peer pressure.  There are times teenagers behave in certain manners which sometimes defile logic.
 However, the best approach to understanding the choices teenagers make is to develop an open and honest dialog as you build a relationship with them. In this blog, …

Headline, Spirituality »

[6 Jul 2011 | | ]
Our Secret Place

TweetShareWhen I read “Our Secret Place” it really touched my heart. It was written by my sister and it inspired me to share it with my followers. Please enjoy and let God speaks to you.
Our Secret Place
By Shirley Strawter
I met with God today in our secret place. It had been awhile since I had been there. I made up in my mind that this morning would be another morning that I would get up, and get out just to walk again. In the process of walking, my heart began …

Headline, Spirituality »

[18 Apr 2011 | | ]
A Fantastic Journey into Jerusalem

TweetShareWe must not forget the sacrifices Jesus Christ made for the
world. He suffered and willingly gave up his life for us. His love for us is
greater than we deserved. I am personally thankful that Jesus made a fantastic
journey into Jerusalem. Jesus has blessed me, my family, and friends during
difficult times. I’m eternally grateful of Jesus commitment to all people. His
mercy and grace give us another opportunity to repent of our sins and he will
forgive us.  I hope you will enjoy this inspirational message (Audio file: A Fantastic Journey Into Jerusalem)