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Understanding Your Teenager Not Mandatory; Often Elusive

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I wish to help you relate with your teenager and to help you accept and enjoy, if not understand, your child. Notice two things in the last statement. First, I said, “accept and enjoy…your child.” That won’t always be the case when it comes to his/her behavior. I will write more about that later. Second, […]

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Self-Care Enhances Effective Parenting

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Self-care enhances effective parenting. My definition of “effective parenting:” train children to take good care of themselves and love themselves to enhance their capacity to have things the way they want. Love is learned. If children drink from a fountain of love, they will grow to love themselves and others. Our ability to love another […]

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Your Teenager’s Bedroom

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“Then just don’t look!” That was my response to my mother’s dissatisfaction (quite vocally expressed) with the condition of my bedroom. Never got much traction with that. Everything we do, we do for a reason. Sometimes the reason is simply because we thought of it (impulses), but there is always a reason. As well, the […]

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