Parent / Guardian Resources

Helping You Help Them

YMI hopes to equip you as a parent/guardian to assist you in navigating your parenting journey.  Along with the support of your child’s mentor and our YMI staff, we have these resources to help facilitate healthy and productive discussions with your child.

Mentoring Stories

Share Your Life To Change A Life

5 Characteristics Of A Mentor – Introduction

Available – Not just in time but in presence.

Power Of Presence – Just being there is sometimes all it takes.

Listens – Young people need to know what they say is valuable.

Teachable – We have something to learn about life, whether we are 25 or 85.

Optimistic – Looking beyond the Present and seeing the worth in others.

Open-Minded- Does not judge. Accept people as they are.