Parenting Teenagers

Parenting Teenagers – The Relationship

It was my kids homework that did it. Every night became a challenge to me how to get my son, a non-academic, to do his homework. I tried encouragement, patience, and teaching, but all of them to no avail. I even tried other…
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Parenting Teenagers

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Teenagers Behaviour – Teenagers Like Taking Risk

It can be hard being a parent with a teen going through what I term the ‘I’m Invincible’ phase. This is the phase when teens start doing scary and dangerous things (according to us parents) as a way of testing out their physical limits…

This is not surprising given that, at adolescence, teenagers are effectively given a ‘new’ body, one which has many improved features from that of their childhood body. It’s no good as parents thinking we can tell them about the limits of this body; just as a toddler needs to work out for themselves how to balance to walk so a teen needs to work out for themselves how to use their changed body.

Parenting Teenagers

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