How to Discipline Your Child: Effective Consequences for Children Who Don't Listen - "You can’t punish a kid into better behavior. So while it’s certainly tempting, taking everything away from your child is unlikely to be effective.
You are not alone in this parenting journey. Parents of teenagers especially need hope and you can find it over at The Cheerio Trail where we believe that Teens are like a Chinese buffet: Lots of sweet and sour and about as rational as the inside of a for
I think that people with teens like this (an me) should be thankful. We still exist: the teens who want to be innocent and try their hardest. Who love cake instead of drugs, kool-aid to beer. Haley Williams to Miley Cyrus, Vic Fuentes to Justin Bieber.
Life skills checklist for teens. How should teens be prepared for an apartment, necessities, fun and emergencies? Go over these questions with them to make sure they are truly comfortable with doing them.
Research shows teens feel even more stress than their parents. This is a very credible article on how parents can help teens learn to manage stress and actually encourage their children in the midst of their stress.
Parenting a Teenage Boy: AKA Surviving the Terrible Teens