I want to challenge you today to be a finish-line parent.
Take some time today to imagine the kind of responsible young adult that you would love to see your teenager become by the time they graduate.
If you want to read an oldie but a goodie book, you should check out Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. One of his habits is to “Begin With the End in Mind”.
That is a wonderful strategy for Parenting.
In our premium content this month we are talking about our first Bridge Builder “Make A Plan”. The goal of this online course is to help avoid “accidental adolescence” and equip parents to “Begin with the End in Mind”.
Here are 6 Questions to help you begin thinking about your Parenting Goals…
- What kind of student do you want your teenager to become one day?
- What kind of friend do you want your teenager to become one day?
- What kind of husband/wife do you want them to become one day?
- What kind of mother/father do you want them to become one day?
- What kind of employee do you want them to be one day?
- What kind of citizen do you want them to be one day?
Now make specific plan to do your part of helping them get there.
What are some other “Finish-Line” Goals that you have for your teenager by the time they graduate?
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