30 Ways Disney Characters Make The Best Guidance Counselors

You ain’t never had a friend like them.

Being a parent is never easy.

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It can make you feel a little crazy at times.

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And occasionally has you doubting the future of civilization.

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Sometimes it’s as if you’re speaking completely different languages.

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And all your efforts never seem appreciated.

For some unknown reason…

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Which is why it’s sometimes better to seek guidance elsewhere. As hard as it may be.

Nope, not from there.

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I’m referring, of course, to our beloved Disney characters.

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They are more than qualified for the job and have earned glowing recommendations.

Which, as you see, can be taken quite literally.

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But don’t just take my word for it. Take theirs!

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1. First of all, they’ve seen EVERYTHING.

Magical creatures. Curses. You name it, they’ve dealt with it. So our boring human problems should be a simple walk in the park.

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2. They understand the pressures that come with growing up.

Like college applications and those darn Regents tests.

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3. But always seem to know just the right thing to say.

*mind blown*

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4. Though recognize that some things are better left unsaid.

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5. They remind you to never take the easy way out.

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6. Because persistence will always pay off.

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7. And no matter how stressful life gets, ALWAYS keep a cool head.

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8. Lying is never the answer and can have lengthy consequences.

See what I did there?

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9. After all, honesty is the best policy.

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10. Just keep on keeping on. Things will get better eventually.

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11. And never stop believing in your dreams.

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12. They encourage staying true to yourself.

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13. Because it’s okay to be different.

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14. And to march to the beat of your own drum.

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15. Just be able to recognize where you went wrong.

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16. They understand the allure of temptation.

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17. But never doubt you’ll make the right decision.

That Christopher Robin sure knows how to turn a phrase.

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18. They’re always there to lend an ear.

Granted, some may have nobler intentions than others.

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19. They strive to teach you important life lessons.

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That’s how that goes, right?

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20. They’re your biggest cheerleader and No. 1 fan.

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21. They’re your constant voice of reason.

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22. They know exactly when to dish out some TLC.

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23. And when to use the tough love approach.

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24. Creativity is strongly encouraged.

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25. As is some much-needed self reflection.

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26. But don’t ever be afraid to ask for help.

Yay teamwork!

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27. They teach you to pick yourself up when life gets you down.

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28. And understand the importance of a good photo op.

Those student headshots can be such a pain to replace.

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29. Because even non-birthdays deserve to be remembered and celebrated.

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30. It’s like our old pal Woody says…

Okay, so this one may or may not be taken slightly out of context, but it’s still a really nice lesson!

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But Ryan knows where I’m coming from.

Need I say more?

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