“They grow up so fast.”
“Treasure this time, it will be over before you know it.”
If you listen to music you wouldn’t want THEM to listen to. Stop.
At what point do you think you will “switch gears” and no longer have it loaded on your iPod?
Too late. They heard it.
“Let’s go all the way tonight – No regrets, just love.”
“Nah, Walk up to the club like, “What up, I got a big c***!”
I’m so pumped about some s*** from the thrift shop
Ice on the fringe, it’s so d*** frosty
That people like, “D***! That’s a cold a** honkey.”
Kids don’t have discernment yet. They look to you as their guide posts.
Our job is to protect them, to care for them, to raise them in order that eventually they will make responsible decisions on their own. My husband and I are now watching some of that beginning to unfold in front of our eyes. Teenagers!
So I am begging you to use your freedom to make good choices. Not because you have to, but because you want to….for them.
I know this letter to you will not make me popular. In fact I expect the rolling of the eyes and the criticism. But if I had a younger sister, this is what I would tell her. Reality? I know she probably wouldn’t listen. How do I know this? Because I AM that younger sister.