Adolescence

It’s Hard to Strike a Balance Between Protection and Support

I discovered tonight that one of the older boys (who is 13 going on 30) tried to friend someone on [...]

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Trusting Teens Can Be Hard

There are different kinds of trust that we offer our children over time. For example, there’s the trust that a [...]

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Talk to Your Kids About Tattoos

(Editor’s note: please welcome this week’s guest author, Janet Peterson. She has excellent advice for anyone with a teen that [...]

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I’m Not Raising Bottom-Dwellers

There’s a conversation I have with the boys….often. The nutshell version: boys claim to be overworked and underpaid. I laugh [...]

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Stay Close to Your Tween/Teen by Being Direct

Even though no one here is officially an adolescent, Hubby and I are already seeing some of the emotional storms [...]

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