Be nice to others and use manners, tolerant and accepting of all races, etc., respect yourself and others, seek balance in your life, learn the difference between what you want and what you need, use your head and make your own decisions (don't be manipulated), contribute, don't complain constantly, do things that make you a better person, take responsibility for your actions, don't BS...
If they grow up to want a completely different set of values, would you be OK with that?
Do we all have these fears, or just me?
Asked by Anonymous at 9:56 AM on Oct. 5, 2009 in Teens (13-17)
Answer by sailorwifenmom at 10:00 AM on Oct. 5, 2009
Your not the only one dear. Ultimately though once your kids are grown there is little or nothing you can do to enforce your morals on your adult kids. They will do as they see fit. If you raised them up correctly, then you have a better chance than other but thats about it.
Answer by vbruno at 10:29 AM on Oct. 5, 2009
Answer by KFree907 at 11:02 AM on Oct. 5, 2009
Answer by older at 1:19 PM on Oct. 5, 2009
There is a saying, there is always 1 child who want to be a rebel.Well, I have 5 daughters,all good,meek,humble,educated ,believe in working hard,BUT 1,my 19 yr. old decided at 16,she wanted to date,get her a boyfriend and she lost her mind,lol,and she stopped going to church,I mean everything we taught this girl for 16 years went out the window,and this was and is the hardest thing we as parents had to witness.She did graduate from school,but ,she refuses to go to college,she likes the loud crowd.My DH used to blame her friends and her low-life boyfriend for her actions,but,I only blame her,we taught her right from wrong,we instilled values into her,so you can't blame others ,when your kids act out. My DD is finally trying to come around,but,it's hard .
Answer by Anonymous at 8:17 PM on Oct. 5, 2009
Answer by yianna671 at 4:15 AM on Oct. 7, 2009
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