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“Kids nowadays want to grow up as fast as possible without any of the responsibilities of doing so.”

Sometimes Pacia Reed, A former young adult student

The problem with generational parenting is that the world is changing around you while your child is too. It makes it hard to realize that hovering over your child and watching their every move isn’t always the correct step.

Kids nowadays want to grow up as fast as possible without any of the responsibilities of doing so.

New generations of kids/teenagers typically want to “have their cake and eat it too.” With that being said it doesn’t mean that you give your kids the leniency to […]

April 27th, 2016|News, Randy Oakley, Students, Young Adults|

But, what if my adult child is uncomfortable?

“We are all born caterpillars; it is not till we leave the cocoon that we discover our wings. It is then we can learn to fly.”
– Rachel Folkman

As parents, we want to see our children succeed.

We want them to discover the greatness within themselves; the greatness we see so clearly. The parts of life where we each experience falling, and learning how to pick ourselves back up again, are an entirely different type of pain when it is our child we must watch fall. Acknowledging there is nothing we can do, other than love them, as they struggle to find the […]

July 16th, 2015|Adults, Parenting, Randy Oakley, Young Adults|