"I'm just very thankful. And I say that a lot because that's the most important message." Pharrell Williams
Parenting a teen can be very challenging, to say the least. Here are some encouraging words and advice from parenting coaches and experienced parents of teens.
You and I are in a relationship which I value and want to keep. We are also two separate persons with our own individual values and needs.
"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
It's easy to judge. It's more difficult to understand. Understanding requires compassion, patience, and a willingness to believe that good hearts sometimes choose poor methods. Through judging, we separate. Through understanding, we grow.
Personal responsibility in how we affect others requires a reflection of ourselves as well as an understanding of the other person. This takes a deep willingness to be vulnerable and a willingness to listen and be receptive to someone else’s vulnerability.
When someone wants a fight, we can almost always guarantee that it doesn’t matter what we do, they will have their fight and it will be with whoever engages.
Linkin Park feat Kiiara - Lyrics and Video (I love this song)
judgment with understanding,
“The love we seek is inside ourselves. When we project that love onto others, it comes back to us.”
The thing to remember is that no amount of guilt will change or help anything. So, it’s best just to accept, be grateful and then let it go. When I let go of the guilt and any other negative feelings I was having, it made room for strength and courage to deal with the obstacles that followed.
Imagine there's no countries
It isn't hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people living life in peace, you
In her room was a book her mother had purchased for her at a thrift store. It had been sitting there for quite some time. One day without thinking, she began to read it.
1. Be Impeccable with your Word: Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the Word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your Word in the direction of truth and love.
Every once in a while, fate takes pity on you and sends you a friend.
Someone who really gets you.
Many view me as very well organized, clean and efficient.
They see this as a gift.
What they don’t know is that I am this way because I have to be.
“I believe that making gratitude a daily habit can change your life because you are focused on the good in your life that already exists. By doing this, you not only invite more blessings into your life by being open to them, but you let go of the fear that blocks.” -Leticia Rae
“Sometimes we need a little conflict to create awareness, but just remember to be respectful and view the other person with understanding and appreciation. Resolution is at the end of a loving process, not a fear based one.” -Leticia Rae