Everyone knows teenagers lie. But if your teen is lying to you about a relationship, it brings up a host of issues revolving around trust. Parents can turn this situation into a great opportunity to build their relationship with their kid if they navigate it well.
Peer & Family Relationships
If your blended family isn’t blending so well, there are a few basic tips for achieving harmony, but there’s no one, magic solution.
When it comes to talking to your teen about their back to school anxiety, it’s less about what you say and more about how you listen. Mirror and reiterate his or her words so they know you understand what they’re feeling. Give your child the option to just be a sounding board, or if they want you to try and work it out with them, and then tread lightly!
It’s difficult to talk to kids about sexual assault. The way you discuss it will also evolve depending on the age and maturity of your kid.
So your kids won’t stop fighting? Kids bickering is a normal part of human existence. It’s one of the ways they learn how and when to fight, and how to be assertive. It’s really important for parents to model for their children how to talk respectfully and how to resolve conflict
Blended families: how do you communicate discomfort about your partner’s biological children in a blended family?
So you don’t like your kid’s peers? Not too keen on his friends and their influence on him? What should a parent do when they’re not comfortable with the company …
https://youtu.be/Za1ZS4iswAQ Baseball player? Violinist? Nope, your teen wants to be a professional gamer. No matter what your kid’s dreams are, they need balance and a good connection with you. That …
Is your kid extremely bonded with one parent and not the other? And if you’re not the “parent of choice,” are you worried about never having a connection with your kid?
The Holidays can be hard for kids after a divorce. Is there a way you can you support them so they’ll enjoy the holidays even when they’re missing the “way …