teens

My Child Doesn’t Care About Grades. Now What?How to help kids care without nagging

Dinner is winding down and you ask your child if they have any homework. “I don’t know,” she says. You try to gently ask, “How…

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Scared to launch your child into the “real world”?College, first apartment, military, technical school? This is for you.

If you’re the parent of an older teen or young adult, the thought of launching your child into the world can be frightening; particularly if…

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What to Do When You Catch Your Child Looking at Porn

It’s everywhere. For most of us, as parents, it’s not a matter of “if”, but “when” your child will be exposed to pornography. But what…

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“Yikes! My kid is looking at porn!” | Episode 67

“My kid is looking at porn! What should I do?” Have you experienced this? Or maybe you are concerned about how to prepare your child…

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My Child Doesn’t Believe in God. Now What?

From time to time, we receive questions from the Connected Families community about what to do when your child doesn’t believe in God. This is…

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Struggling at the Family Dinner Table? How to Come Together & Enjoy

Did you know the most important piece of furniture in your home might be the family dinner table? And the quality of construction doesn’t matter….

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My Child Wants Nothing to Do with Me. Is There Hope?16 ways to connect when connecting is hard

Even if your child wants nothing to do with you, don’t give up What a great story of how persistence pays off. It can be…

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Stop the Crazy All-or-Nothing Thinking with These 4 Steps

Your child just said something completely exaggerated. It was all or nothing. All bad. Nothing right. And not the truth. It drives you crazy, right?…

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Your Child’s Misbehavior: A Cry for Help?

“I hate you, Mommy!!”Carrie was at the end of her rope with her 5-year-old. “Alex is always an intense kid, but he seems so angry…

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Connecting with Toddlers & Teens During DisciplineA Connected Families Story

Each year thousands of people participate in one of our online courses, or in our parent coaching. We frequently hear encouraging stories like the ones…

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