Communicating With Your Son1. Talk to your son(s) openly and honestly, develop a mutual level of trust and respect. Resist the temptation to be critical of their actions.

2. Listen to your son(s) when they talk to you. Refrain from giving advice every time, but guide the discussion so they can form decisions for themselves and problem-solve using critical thinking skills.

3. Talk to your son(s) about the importance of love, affection, devotion, trust and treating people with respect.

4. Talk to your son(s) about your values and by what foundation it is built on; church, family stability, a strong work ethic and importance of education. These are different for each of us.

5. Ask your child about what they think about community issues and watch the news together.

6. Learn your child’s language. Preteens and teens speak using various terms and abbreviations. Learn what they are so you can better communicate on their level sometimes. Don’t just talk about sex, have discussions on drugs, alcohol (alcohol contributes to sexual intercourse), smoking and peer pressure. One survey showed that almost 1 out of 4 teens that had sex say they used drugs or drank alcohol the last time they had sex.

Add a comment

Contribute Your Random Thoughts To Seeing Growth

spread positivity

Are you interested in reading and browsing the random thoughts of others or sharing photos and stories that tell the world about your "Random Thoughts"? The photo or thought will be published on www.SeeingGrowth.net, on our Facebook page and possibly on another Facebook page. You will receive full credit for your submission and these can be photos, statuses, or even essays or written expressions. Your participation means a lot and it will help us in our mission of helping others while they are Seeing Growth. Click here to share your "Random Thoughts".

Who's Online

We have 33 guests and no members online

Show Your Support By Purchasing Our Products

2 be aware 2 be alive

Seeing Growth funds itself and does not accept donations. Please support us by purchasing our products and by wearing them to help us spread our word to others that we would not normally have contact with.

Thank you for your support

Click Here To Order Yours Today

Share This

Follow Us

JSN Epic template designed by JoomlaShine.com