How much control does, or should, a parent have over an adult child?
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We can’t change our adult children. But we can choose to keep communication open without compromising our convictions.
I have always loved praying for our kids, but now more than ever I treasure the time I can spend talking to God about how He is working in their adult lives.
Spending time in intimate conversation with our Heavenly Father on behalf of our kids can take away the feeling of powerlessness that we sometimes battle. These times spent with God can renew our sense of hope, open our eyes to what God is doing now in our kids’ lives, and impact our interactions with our …
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. (Proverbs 3:5, NIV)
How can parents help adult children without enabling them?
You can move forward after a rift with your adult children by learning new ways to build trust and respect between you and your child.
When adult children reject the faith, questions arise from the emotions and doubt. Learn how to commit to loving your kids in this situation.
We no longer get to make the “right” decision for our adult children. But we can keep our expectations from planting seeds of bitterness that may eventually overflow into our relationship with them.
Just when you thought it was safe to enjoy your newly empty nest, your adult child decides to move back in. Here’s how parents and grown children can work together to make the experience a positive one.