I have yet to meet a woman parenting a teen girl who hasn't looked at me at some point and uttered the following sentence: "I just can't stand her right now!
" The intensity of this feeling is not something you can prepare for, and it is completely disheartening to realize that you find your daughter's company and behavior unbearable.
We only have 2 years left and we will no longer have a teenage daughter, but I’m happy to say, my husband and I have very happy, loving and close relationships with both of our daughters and I have to think if we made it that way thru the teen years, the rest should be a piece of cake…..right?
lol If you’d like a copy of the Rules for Living with a Teenage Daughter for your fridge, I’ve made a printable version you can download and print to frame or hang on your fridge.
But I recommend that you work diligently to keep yourself on an even keel.
When evidence of the obnoxious and untenable rears its ugly head and comes spewing forth from your daughter's mouth, don't let the same venom come from yours.
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Mothers – bookmark this list of rules and encourage your daughter’s daddy to read them, memorize them, and put them in to action. Bookmark Life To Her Years, follow Michael on Twitter, and “like” him on Facebook for more “rules”. When she grows up, the odds are good she’ll fall in love with and marry someone who treats her much like you treated her mother. She’ll need you to come through for her over and over again throughout her life. As both of our daughters are becoming young adults right before our eyes, I’m reminded of the piece of paper I’ve had hanging on our fridge for the last 12 years. Plus, as a parent, you often don’t know if you’ve done a good job until your teen is grown. It’s something that requires, patience, time and attention.He spends his days practicing the arts of fatherhood and husbandry, while attempting to be a man of God and a professional raiser of philanthropic funds. She needs her dad to be involved in her life at every stage.