Milestone 4

Milestone 4:  Preparing for High School

  • Event:  8th Grade Homecoming
  • Family Celebration:  Parent Prom
  • Parent Seminar:  Preparing for High School
  • Core competencies:  stress and time management, life skills, peer pressure, choosing friends, dating, know what you believe
  • Target age:  8th grade


Resources for Milestone 4:  Preparing for High School

Parents’ Guide to the Spiritual Mentoring of Teens (White and Weidmann)

Rite of Passage Parenting (Moore)

Hurt:  Inside the World of Today’s Teenagers (Clark)

Thoughts for Young Men (Ryle)

The “Mercy For” Series (Alcorn; Winepress Publishing)

Lead Your Teen to a Lifelong Faith:  A Workbook for Parents and Group Studies (White and Weidmann)

The Power of a Praying Parent (Omartian)

How to Really Parent Your Teenager (Campbell)

How to Really Love Your Teen (Campbell)

Boundaries with Teens (Townsend)

Why Christian Kids Rebel:  Trading Heartache for Hope (Kimmel)

The Five Love Languages of Teenagers (Chapman)

There’s a Teenager in My House:  101 Questions Parents Ask (Rice)

Praying the Scriptures for Your Teenager (Berndt)