Archive for July 11th, 2012
Though their behavior can be maddening, sometimes the wisdom of teenagers inspires. Here are some examples:
• “I think I need my mom more now as a teenager than I did when I was younger,” Shante, age 18.
• I didn’t want to wait ‘til I am 16 when my birth mother will get out of jail. I needed a family now,” Traci, age 14.
• “I wish I had a mom and dad that would tell me I can’t go out tonight – that we are going to stay home and have dinner together as a family.” Emily, age 17.
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