As you watch the kids spill out of your local Middle School building after school, you’re bound to see more than a few who are holding hands or have their arms around one another.Your first reaction might be: And of course, they are.For many, raising a teenager is the most intimidating chapter of parenthood.Discipline becomes increasingly difficult and may feel impossible to maintain.
A healthy relationship also allows both partners to maintain outside interests and friendships, and does not hinder the personal freedom of either partner.
” The respondents overwhelmingly chose 16 (74%) as the appropriate age, followed by 14 (23%).
As parents, it can be hard to know where to set the limits. How do we initiate the conversation, and what are some of the topics we should be prepared to discuss?
She is the co-author of Teenage As A Second Language (Adams Media).
She writes and consults for several publications and frequently appears on TV.