Talking to Teenage Daughters: 5 Tips for Tuning In with DeeDee Lake
DeeDee Lake talks to Cathy Krafve re: Teenage Daughters

Conversation is the basis of all companionship, but how do we get our teenage daughters to talk to us? If only we could capture your daughter’s heart! Not to mention her attention for more than thirty seconds! Isn’t that the dream of all parents of teenage daughters? Let’s tune in.

“Teenagers look weird, they smell weird, they sound weird, but they’re not!” laughs Connections Expert DeeDee Lake. “They are just a walking big heart that needs love. If we see them the way Jesus sees them, we’re gonna love them.” 

DeeDee’s Tips for Tuning In to Your Teenage Daughter

In this episode, DeeDee shares about her own relationship with her mom and how to create the kind of relationships we all crave with our daughters.

# 1 They Want Us to Be Adults

“Right now I think teenagers have the hardest time in history of being teenagers,” explains DeeDee. “They’re expected to be adults but yet they’re not allowed to be adults.” For that reason, we need to have a lot of compassion on the teenagers we love. Plus, we need to act like adults. TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE, CLICK HERE.

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