Parenting Teens

Oppositional Defiant Disorder – What It Can Lead To [Infographic]

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Source: Help Your Teen Now.

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Keeping Your Tween’s Talk Positive

Your tween probably has a lot to say, and can talk and talk. They will talk to you, to their friends, etc. They will use the phone, the Internet, texting, email, instant messaging, and more to communicate. Sometimes this communication becomes gossip. What can you do as a parent to help keep your tween’s chatter […]

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Helping Your Teen Make the College Decision

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When a child starts high school, as a parent, you should be actively talking to your child about college. Regularly discuss all of the choices that they need to make to put themselves in a good position so that it helps them decide which college experience is right for them. Getting good grades is something […]

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Parents Anonymous’ Bonus Effect

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“Parents Anonymous is the greatest thing since sliced bread,” I’d say, and the next question is, “If it works so well, then why did you attend for so long?” The answer to that was easy: “Little kids have little problems, bigger kids have bigger problems; No single parenting solution solves all the problems parents encounter.” […]

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Stroking: What It Is and How It Works

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“Stroking” is something that one of our Parents Anonymous facilitator mentioned often to members. It is such a simple thing, really, but something we may not think of too often. Stroking is a powerful tool that can potentially turn around moods and attitudes between people and does not require touching in spite of the label. […]

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Easy Parenting Part III – The Don’ts List

Here are a few don’ts that found their way onto my easy parenting list; some came from the Freehold Parents Anonymous Group members and one came from Chelsey – who felt we were too strict (A sure sign of good parenting!). Don’t Correct Children in Front of Others Correcting children is a parent’s duty but […]

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