It is pretty short-sighted to be preparing for your child’s launch when they are turning 13. Solid guidance involves structure and advice, but it also must pass on a vision for controlling ourselves.
“He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.” – Proverbs 16:32
There is power in God wisdom passed onto our kids via reasoned guidance. That’s what this post covers.
Here are some proverbs which will help you develop guiding vision for your family dynamic – and your emerging teens. These conversations occur many times, and the seeds of this kind of learning are planted quite early.