Keep Your Mouth Shut and the Welcome Mat Out
Doing Life With Your Adult Children
WHO: Jim Burns, president of HomeWord and the executive director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University.
HE SAYS: “This is the time to lean into the incredible God-given role you have in their lives and make that difference.”
THE BIG IDEA: Hope and encouragement for parents of adult children, including nine principles to help navigate difficult issues.
In nine chapters the author discusses the transition to being hands-on parents of children to parents of adults and the changes in habits and attitudes that go along with that. Topics discussed include learning to keep your mouth shut, what to do when the child doesn’t move out, how to handle it when the child violates the parents’ values and more.