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Teenagers think they know it all, but as their parent you know you still have a lot to teach them. It’s getting them to listen that can be a challenge. Here are some great ways to help you raise you teen and get them ready for true independence.

Good Parent, Good Kid?

2019-07-10T16:00:43+00:00

Most parents want to believe that if they do everything right, then their kids will turn out okay. But the truth is that no matter how good a parent you are, your child is still

Good Parent, Good Kid?2019-07-10T16:00:43+00:00

Parenting an Autistic Teen

2019-06-07T16:27:37+00:00

Do you have to parent a teen on the autism spectrum differently? This week’s question comes from a mom struggling with how to help her high-functioning autistic teen transition to adulthood. Q: I’m currently raising

Parenting an Autistic Teen2019-06-07T16:27:37+00:00

Why Should Children Listen?

2019-05-01T16:04:32+00:00

When a child or teen doesn’t listen to us, it’s hard to know how to react. This mom questions how she can command respect from her kids. Q: We have six children, and our oldest

Why Should Children Listen?2019-05-01T16:04:32+00:00

Allowance and Kids

2019-06-06T12:06:49+00:00

Having an allowance is a great way to help your child gain an understanding about money, one you can build upon as the child grows older and the allowance grows larger. The Wall Street Journal

Allowance and Kids2019-06-06T12:06:49+00:00

Teaching Values to Teens

2019-05-01T14:29:41+00:00

Sometimes, when our kids reach their teen years, we realize all that we haven’t taught them, and it can be a scramble to catch up. Other times, what a child has or hasn’t internalized from

Teaching Values to Teens2019-05-01T14:29:41+00:00

Healing a Fractured Family

2019-05-01T16:01:22+00:00

It breaks our hearts as parents when our family isn’t close. This mom desperately wants her children to get along with one another, but the reality is much different. Q: It is my deepest hope

Healing a Fractured Family2019-05-01T16:01:22+00:00

Containing Words

2019-06-06T12:07:30+00:00

We often want to ban words our kids say that aren't really harmful but that annoy us as adults. The better solution is the "word" room.

Containing Words2019-06-06T12:07:30+00:00

A Hoot and a Holler

2019-02-22T16:34:23+00:00

Let’s face it—we all yell at our kids sometimes! Whether it’s in frustration or anger, raising our voices at our children doesn’t make them or us feel good. In this week’s #ThursdayThoughts video, I share

A Hoot and a Holler2019-02-22T16:34:23+00:00