Eighteen is the magic number: Children are always stretching boundaries with parents, even when they are considered to be adults.As children grow from one stage to the next rules need review and updating as their age and maturity levels increase. Having clear rules and … [Read more...] about Rules and Boundaries for Adult Children
The age-old problem of getting children to clean their rooms is one of the top issues discussed in Parents Anonymous Groups around the globe. There are almost as many solutions, though, as there are parents! The thoughts and suggestions here are a compilation of a few of the many … [Read more...] about Get Children To Be Responsible For Their Room
When your teenager doesn't want to go to school, try the following steps:Step one: Ask them why. Make sure they know that you are going to use their answer to determine whether or not you will make them go that day. Often when asked a teen will respond with a non-answer like, … [Read more...] about Need to Know: What to Do When A Teen Doesn’t Want to Go to School
"My kids argue constantly with me and it is driving me crazy! No matter what I say they have to have the last word!” Sound familiar?Nothing pushes a parent’s buttons more than an argumentative child. I actually had a parent tell me one time, “I would pay a million dollars if … [Read more...] about Why Kids Argue And How Parents Can Stop It!
Raising teens can be an uphill battle sometimes. You want to be fair, and respect boundaries. This will give them freedom to make their own choices, and learn from their mistakes. Yet, it's your responsibility as a parent to protect your kids as best you can.Popular Social … [Read more...] about Parental Tips: Social Media Networks to Watch Out For in 2014