Having a strong presence in your daughter’s life is key to understanding her and keeping a pulse on her mental health and overall well-being.
One place to start is finding common ground with your girl by taking a genuine interest in things that she enjoys. She may desire to learn how to swim, or is fascinated by space exploration. Discover ways to have fun at the pool together or organize a family stargazing night.
Philippians reminds us to value others above ourselves—not looking only to our interests, but the interest of others—this includes your girl.
Take the time to identify activities that you both appreciate. With a little persistence and patience, you may find that you enjoy them just as much as she does.
Listen to the Raising Godly Girls Minute with Patti Garibay: