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Keep Calm and Stay Connected (to your teen!)

Teens long for independence. As kids get older, parents and teens often begin to have opposing goals which may create varied degrees of conflict. Kids are working to become free from their parents, while parents are still working at setting…

Staying Connected With Your Teen

When kids become teens, they start acting like they don’t need us. If we don’t understand why they’re doing this, and figure out ways to respond gracefully, we risk building resentment in the relationship. It helps to understand that teens…

What to Do When Your Teen Lies to You

Lying is particularly hard on parents, because it feels like a betrayal. Moreover, it can be really confusing! If your teen lies regularly, you may stop believing even the most believable statements your teenager makes. That’s understandable. Recently we were…

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