Alaina Chatterly

May 5, 2016
Smiling happy teenage girl sitting in front of her parents

The “Golden Ticket” to Support & Perspective

“What am I supposed to do about my son?” “Why is this so hard? “Who can I talk to?” Parent conference weekend just wrapped up at Heritage, which was a marvelous opportunity for parents to rub shoulders with others in their same boat.  After a few hours spent together, learning and discussing this intensely emotional path, one father summed up the parent experience by saying “It’s like we’ve been given a golden ticket to an exclusive club – one we didn’t know existed.”  The chuckles from the rest of the parents in the room made it clear that this description hit […]
January 4, 2016
Family

Business-like Consequences For Teenagers

                              How do you discipline a teenager?  What consequences are most likely to be effective with a teen? The answer may be different than you expect. Let’s imagine it’s you who needs a consequence.  Picture this:  You messed up at work.  Pretend you missed a deadline, and you know your boss has to do something about it. There are two ways this can go. Scene 1: your boss says “Hey, you missed that deadline.  Was there anything unclear about what was expected?”…  “Well, next time please […]

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