It's tough being a teenager, what with raging hormones, mood swings, and crazy-busy schedules. But it's certainly no picnic being the parent of a teen -- and having to listen to a teen's annoying sighs, grunts and groans.
five ways to keep busy teens focused on what really matters
10 ways to encourage a teen- whether in your neighborhood, family, community or church
Such an encouraging post! Offering hope that enjoyable teen years are possible. How to Grow an Awesome Teenager
Adventures In Awkwardness: Embarrass Your Teen Like A Pro. Since your teenager is embarrassed of you anyway, at least you can have some fun with it. Hike up those Mom jeans, embrace your parental awkwardness, and embarrass your kids. Instructions included!
It’s hard to believe that one day it may all be over....the day they grow up and fly from the nest.
John Rosemond is a renowned child psychologist who has helped millions of parents learn to raise their children and remain sane. In Teen-Proofing, now available in paperback, he tackles the challenges of raising a teenager with his trademark user-friendly, humorous, and commonsense style.
In her inimitable style, Thompson makes I’ve Had It Up to Here with Teenagers both a humorous rant against teens and a celebration of seeing them rise from the ashes of battle to become well-adjusted, responsible humans. “Parental love is fierce and illogical,” she writes. “I think it is the strongest force on earth. It trumps everything, thank God: sleepless nights, hard stadium seats, endless recitals, broken hearts, losing seasons, throw-up viruses, bad grades, poor choices, and everything...
When kids are little, a sticker chart, small rewards or even a "good job" is often enough to motivate them. But then they become tweens and teens. And it's not so simple. This post outlines 4 practical ways to help promote confidence and a vision for the future in your tweens and teens.