Free six-week program is available to offer parents guidance, writes Nicole Schiener
Parenting a teen can be a scary thing. Adolescence is filled with contradictions and regression back to earlier stages that often weren’t easy the first time around.
There’s a whole new set of minefields we have to help our teens navigate as they mature emotionally and sexually so they can survive these ever changing times: drugs, alcohol, hormones, relationships, social media, career choices, bullying, mental health and so much more.
How do we keep our kids safe? How do we set them up for success? How do we instil the kind of values they need to not just survive, but to thrive?
With all of this pressure, not to mention their radical mood swings and inevitable challenging of our authority, it’s no wonder so many parents find themselves reacting to their teens from a place of fear and frustration instead of responding in the loving way they intended.
Sadly, not only does reactivity…