Dorothy Law Nolte & Rachel Harris

  • If teenagers live with pressure, they learn to be stressed.
  • If teenagers live with failure, they learn to give up.
  • If teenagers live with rejection, they learn to feel lost.
  • If teenagers live with too many rules, they learn to get around them.
  • If teenagers live with too few rules, they learn to ignore the needs of others.
  • If teenagers live with broken promises, they learn to be disappointed.
  • If teenagers live with respect, they learn to honour others.
  • If teenagers live with trust, they learn to tell the truth.
  • If teenagers live with openness, they learn to discover themselves.
  • If teenagers live with natural consequences, they learn to be accountable.
  • If teenagers live with responsibility, they learn to be self-reliant.
  • If teenagers live with healthy habits, they learn to be kind to their bodies.
  • If teenagers live with support, they learn to feel good about themselves.
  • If teenagers live with creativity, they learn to share who they are.
  • If teenagers live with caring attention, they learn how to love.
  • If teenagers live with positive expectations, they learn to help build a better world.