Thankfully it seems as if most babies are born happy. As they get older, however, and start dipping their toes into real life a bit more deeply, they unfortunately realize that everything isn’t always about soft teddy bears and bottles of warm milk.
As kids approach their teen years, life gets infinitely more complicated. Friends, romantic relationships, body image, money issues, sex, drugs, college admissions and party invitations, to name a few, can all lead to lots of happiness, and even more complications and heartache.
Here are 10 things you should talk to your kids about in an effort to help guide them to as much happiness as their precious hearts deserve:
Photo credits: iStock
More from Meredith on Strollerderby:
- ‘World’s Best Father’ or Worst One Ever: 25 Hilarious Photos of a Distracted Dad and His Adorable Daughter
- Being Together, Thousands of Miles Apart: 11 Poignant Family Portraits Taken with the Magic of Skype