Prepping for the Pressure: Giving Tweens the Tools to Say No: Part 2

This is where we, as adults, learn to whisper very loudly.  In our book, Raising Girls, we say that there are three primary reasons kids don’t begin to drink or use drugs. 

1)They have developed their own relationship with Christ that helps them say no. 

2)They have a group of friends who say no together. 

3)They are afraid of what you will say if they say yes.  Our rule of thumb is that all three are important in the life of your child. 

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