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Tweens and teens experience many physical and emotional changes that can be confusing for parents. Dr. Meg Meeker explains those changes and offers tips for parents to respond effectively so their sons and daughters can thrive during their teenage years.
Nothing in these early years, however, prepares a parent for what comes next. No amount of parenting, books of instruction, lecture or warning adequately prepares a parent, or adolescent, for the teenage years. Here are some guidelines to help as you move into this stage.
Many parents make the mistake of releasing their kids to make their own choices at the very time when they are most tempted to follow the crowd.