Parenting - Teens | 0-18 yrs

How To Be More Involved In Your Teen’s Life

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Teenage is a time of change. During this time, children learn and experiment, and develop their own distinct personalities. Without parental guidance and involvement, teen's can find it difficult to cope with the issues the face.

Our ClipBook tells you how you can involve yourself in your teen's life without intruding into his privacy.

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Be There

Do you spend too much time away from home? When you're there, are you available physically and emotionally? Or are you wrapped up in television, moonlighting or restoring an old Corvette? If you're there...

Listen To Them

By using active listening, you can strengthen your communication and improve your relationship with your child. This is because active listening shows your child that you care and are...

Talk About Academics

As kids get older and advance to high school, talking to them about their school life can become more difficult for parents. With younger children, parents may have been required to sign off on report cards...

Counsel About Addiction

Teens listen to what their peers say, and they pay attention to what celebrity role models do. As a result, they get mixed messages, and they have to determine which information to believe...

Help Navigate Social Media

One of parents’ greatest concerns about social media is that it damages teens’ self esteem. A valid concern? Absolutely. In it’s most basic definition, self esteem is the belief a person has about...

Connect Over Food

Talking about food with your teens is a great way to encourage interest in cooking and healthy eating. Guide them about healthy eating while respecting their views on food and eating. Do you find it hard to get your teens cooking? Are they ju...

Teach Time Management Skills

It's important to teach your teen how to behave responsibly. That means managing her time wisely without requiring constant reminders or assistance from you to get her work done...

Encourage Creativity

Encouraging creativity and imaginative thinking often becomes a challenge as kids get older. Projects that require out-of-the box thinking may pull self-conscious teens right out of their comfort zone, when they'd rather be...

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