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Resign as the Manager of Your Teenager's Life empowering your teenager Dec 22, 2021

In our 28 day parenting boot camp, we talk about choosing empowerment over control as the basis for parenting our teenagers. In the book Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers , Michael Riera presents an interesting perspective on this dynamic in the parent-teenager relationship. Riera...

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Age is Just a Number connecting with your teenager Dec 12, 2021

We were at the baseball park the other day watching our 7 -year-old grandson’s team play the second game of a doubleheader when I noticed an older man playing tag with a young child. The little boy was running in circles around a trash can and a group of parents. The older man, who I am...

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Your teenager may never say it, but they like it when you write them notes. connecting with your teenager family enrichment Nov 22, 2021

One of the most effective ays to build connection and empower your teenager is to hand write a note—although many people fail to see the importance of this in our digital age. This can be done as a way to heal your relationship after an argument or as a way to communicate how much you love...

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My Teenager Seems to Have Forgotten Their Manners connecting with your teenager Nov 21, 2021

I received this question from a parent.   

My 13 year old seems to have forgotten any manners. No thank you when someone drops her off, or please at a restaurant or anything.   Any ideas?

 

Having manners, being kind and respectful are fundamental elements of a loving...

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Knowledge vs Wisdom family enrichment Nov 21, 2021

It may seem like the difference between knowledge and wisdom is relatively small, but I would assert that when it comes to the impact love can have within your family bridging this gap is where miracles happen. Think of it this way: When you learn about a topic you are gathering information. You...

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