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How to Get Along with Your Teen: Talking, Rules, and Conflict


  Talking with your teen about difficult topics can be stressful for both you and your adolescent. It may feel like you and your teen are on opposite sides of a spectrum. This article reviews a few key ideas to keep in mind when delving into those challenging discussions that inevitably arise during adolescence. Setting…

Quick Tips: The Teenage Parent’s Tool Box


Hello Parents! Here are some simple tips to remember when it comes to your relationship with your teen. Be consistent. Their identity is changing and evolving. They need you to be the consistent, steady adult, even when they push you away. They should know what to expect from you. Validation is affirming their experience, emotions,…