Parents of Middle High Youth

Parents of Middle High Youth

Find your fit

A basic starter book for discovering a young person’s unique identity in God’s sight, and how to enjoy teamwork utilizing those developing traits.

5 conversations you must have with your daughter by Vicki Courtney

Written by a specialist in working with youth, and with a view of how God treasures a developing young lady.

Teaching Your Children Values by Linda and Richard Eyre (see “all age” above)

Your Heritage by Ledbetter and Bruner

“How To Be Intentional About the Legacy You Leave”

Start on p. 248 to see the practical ideas. Middle High is an important time for teaching your children, and beginning to make the transition from teacher to guiding affirming coach.

Sticky Faith – Everyday ideas to build lasting faith in your kids (parent book) By Kara E. Powell and Chap Clark

Here is an outstanding parenting book with practical suggestions to prepare middle high youth for teen years by getting valued mentors to help broaden advice channels for your tween, and how to add grace and renewing hope into family conversations. It also advises parents on preparation for High School Juniors and Seniors for making good mature decisions when they step into the freedom of college.

Books on dating and marriage

Now is the time to start conversations that envision valuable future decisions. See books listed below on those topics.


Guideposts Magazine, like Chicken Soup books, has great stories. Each has a faith relationship. Children from grade 4 on up will pick up these stories.


A daily devotional magazine from Upper Room. Parent, you take a copy and read it for good insights on what teens are thinking.

Websites is a Christian athlete’s site for faith resources.

It has some free articles.