parent and teen relationships

June 21, 2016
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Step 1: Develop a Relationship with Your Teen

Is your son or daughter unresponsive to your efforts to connect, discipline, coerce or persuade? Do you find it frustrating when they ignore house rules or direction? You might even have suggested that they go play a sport that they used to love only to have your idea fall on deaf ears. Why do teens shut down or turn off the efforts of family members or other authority figures? Sometimes the answer is outside of our control but much of the time the reason is because your relationship isn’t where it needs to be. Yes, the answer might be that […]
April 27, 2016
Teenage girl rolling her eyes in front of angry parents

Principle Centered Parenting, Finding Common Ground

I was recently working with a set of parents who were frustrated with each other because of how the other was parenting. The father was very task oriented and was continually “hounding” (according to mom) their son to clean his room, do his homework, get off the computer, to do something with his life besides playing video games, etc. The father quickly shot back that mother was too permissive and didn’t follow through with consequences, that she was too lenient. Each of the parents looked at me hoping I would take their side and prove to the other who was […]

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