Sticks and carrots. Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash In my last post, I discussed the 3 types of rules you set with your teen and how your teen may perceive them. In this post, we'll discuss how to establish consequences for breaking rules and the importance of praising your child when they follow rules. … Continue reading Dealing with Consequences and Giving Praise
Three types of rules you should know. Photo by Hans M on Unsplash In my last article, I discussed the types of values that influence your teen. In this post, we'll discuss the kinds of rules you create. Many rules are tied to family values and are based on your teen’s level of maturity. When … Continue reading The Evolution of Rules
Understanding values helps you understand your influence. Photo by Sean Stratton on Unsplash In my last article, I discussed important factors for increasing your ability to have meaningful conversations with your teen. In this article, we'll discuss the values that give your teen a solid moral foundation. Our values influence the way we behave, what … Continue reading How Values Influence Your Teen
Setting and rules make a difference. In my last article, I discussed how paying attention to your teen's emotions can help you identify their underlying needs. In this article, we'll discuss how to improve your chances of success. When you decide to have a conversation with your teen about a difficult topic, you will need … Continue reading Key Factors for Successful Conversations with Your Teen
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