Growing Teens

Encouraging Your Kids’ Business Ideas

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Is your child interested in starting a business? Chances are, if your kids watch you working day after day, they will eventually aspire to working just as hard. And it won’t take long before you start hearing all about your kids’ business ideas — some grand and some maybe not so grand. It doesn’t matter […] Read more…

Tips For Building your Teen’s Self Esteem

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Parents rarely understand just how powerful their words and actions actually are. Maybe because our children argue with us and ignore what we say far more often than they seem to listen and obey! However, the words we use when providing feedback on their behavior – particularly their bad behavior – can have a profound […] Read more…

Zombie Apocalypse or Adulthood?

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Is your teen ready for the next zombie apocalypse but not to be an adult? It’s funny how we view them as growing up but never think of them as adults often until it’s too late to make a difference. From the moment they become pre-teens they are learning to be adults. Are you being […] Read more…

Nagging won’t work – let them fail

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We don’t want our teenage children to forget everything they need, so we start reminding and nagging them – even though we know it doesn’t work, even though we know it can be destructive, even though it does more harm than good. But we do it anyway because we don’t want to see them fail […] Read more…