Teens and a Cup of Tea
Good morning! I thought today we’d talk teens. But first I wanted to share with you my all time new favorite tea: Hot Cinnamon Sunset. Yum.
It’s gorgeous, it smells amazing, and the taste is crazy delicious.
Now, then. The tea is the quick, easy stuff – not so much the teens. So I’d like to invite you to watch an interview Will and I had at It’s a New Day.
Just click here and the video will pop up. (If you have problems, click here.) You can leave it running while you catch up on email, etc. But I urge you to give it a listen. Here are a few highlights:
What worked with your 8 year old isn’t going to work with a 16 year old …
Teenagers: They’re bumpy and they’re complicated but they’re gifts and discipleship opportunities.
Are you a Martha/ ‘doing mom’ or a Mary /‘being mom?’
If it’s not critical, don’t control.
The 20 year perspective … do you have it?
Teenagers make you more of a real person …
Little pep talk mom: No matter what’s going on with your kids … you can do this. And you can find joy in it. Just lean into God and grab all the wisdom you can …