Explain to your child the consequences of drugs and alcohol and apply these to their daily life. How would being high affect extra-curricular activities or academic performance? Will drug and alcohol use stop the pursuit of personal goals?
Amid the uncertainties of life, parents can teach their children how to maintain healthy relationships, live by faith, choose wisely and to accept the consequences of their choices. Read about four spiritually healthy responses to pain caused by people, events and circumstances.
As a parent, it’s extremely important that you know your default response to conflict and adjust accordingly. We have three choices: Flee from it, fight back or to face it with love, acceptance and courage. Conflict can be healthy if the latter option is chosen.