Children….From Challenge to Gift

Connection and love, Tips & Tools

Contributed by Melanie Miller, M.Ed.

What are the current challenges or problems that you’re now facing with your children?  Make a list of them.  Does your list include whining, attitude, homework hassles, morning routine struggles, sibling conflicts?  Relax, you’re just like every other parent.  If you were to compare your list of problems with all the parents in your neighborhood, you’d probably have very similar lists!  Nice to know you’re not alone!

Now, fast forward several years…to when your child is graduating from high school and (hopefully) leaving home!  What are some gifts or qualities you hope they will have? …

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