You ever start driving down the road and forget where you are going? Or know where you are going, but not know how to get there? Parenting can be like that. Life can be like that. Over the course of the next few weeks I want to share with you eleven characteristics that I think will help provide some direction when it comes to answering the question “Where am I taking my son or daughter?” or put another way “What are we trying to accomplish with our teens?” Whether as a parent or someone who works with teens, we have a responsibility of knowing where we are taking them.