During the middle schooler years along with child's physical bodies, your child hits a "growth spurt" in their brain. The brain overproduces neurons and synapses, similar to the growing mind of a toddler. During this phase, it's essential to AFFIRM the personal journey of your tween to help them grow in their living relationship with Jesus. During this time, provide clear and straightforward instructions to help your middle schooler develop. You will have plenty of opportunities to offer a relational commitment.