10 Benefits of Having a Mentor for Your Child
What if you could improve nearly every aspect of your child's life in one easy step?
There's good news! It's possible through mentoring.
According to Youth.gov, "The supportive, healthy relationships formed between mentors and mentees are both immediate and long-term and contribute to a host of benefits for mentors and mentees." The author goes on to list the following benefits:
Increased high school graduation rates
Lower high school dropout rates
Healthier relationships and lifestyle choices
Better attitude about school
Higher college enrollment rates and higher educational aspirations
Enhanced self-esteem and self-confidence
Improved behavior, both at home and at school
Stronger relationships with parents, teachers, and peers
Improved interpersonal skills
Decreased likelihood of initiating drug and alcohol use (MENTOR, 2009; Cavell, DuBois, Karcher, Keller, & Rhodes, 2009)
If you're ready to take the next step in raising a healthier, happier, and more successful son or daughter, reach out to Equipping Teens and schedule a free consultation!