Merry Christmas from the Scates Family

and may you have a joyous, happy new year!

Greetings to all of you from The 7 Year Adventure! We hope you are enjoying this wonderful holiday season with your families. We certainly are. Last week our son came home from college with his fiancé. We are anticipating a visit this weekend with our older daughter and her husband, and my teenager, Andrea, is […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

I pray that your Thanksgiving holiday is full of fun, adventure, and gratitude to the Lord for the blessings in your life. Also, I wish to thank all the readers of The 7 Year Adventure. You are all blessings to me, and I am grateful to you for taking a few minutes from your busy […]

Coming Soon!

In an effort to help make you and your teens’ journey even more adventurous, I am currently working on two projects that I will make available to you in the next few weeks. Here’s a quick preview of what’s coming up after Thanksgiving: My Teenagers Hate Each Other! What Can I Do? – This was […]

Hello, Parents of Teens! Let’s Embark On the 7 Year Adventure

Expectation is everything. If you expect something to be fantastic, your brain will work on finding ways to make it that way. Conversely, if you expect something to be bad, dreadful, or tiresome, your brain is preconditioned to make it that way, as well. Many parents view their children’s teen years as seven years of […]