Ten Ways to Prepare Your Teen for the Real World

If you are a parent of teens like I am, you need this!

Beautifully Broken

Ten Ways to Prepare Your Teen for the Real World https://beckielindsey.com/2017/10/16/ten-ways-to-prepare-your-teen-for-the-real-world/

My oldest son, Kevin and his wife, Michelle recently gave my husband and I the best news we’ve received in a long time:

We are going to be grandparents! Aaah! It’s exciting and unbelievable.

How did we get here already?

The past several years has been a series of transitions as each kid grew from being under our control— to under our influence. The shift began long before they turned 18. It’s a natural, normal, and necessary progression for teenagers to begin moving away from their dependence upon their parents. It’s also natural for parents to waver in adapting to this progression for independence. If we want our kids to grow into responsible adult members of society, we must prepare them for eventually leaving the nest and living in the real world.

So, how can parents prepare their young adults to live in the real world successfully?

Raising Kids Successfully…

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