Where did your sweet child go?
You ask a casual question and get back attitude. Before you know it, voices are raised and your kids have shut you out.
How can you stop arguing and start talking again?
If this sounds like your house, you’re not alone. It’s a common scenario for parents and kids across all cultures. Teenagers (and pre-teens) are in a precarious phase of life. And what you do or don’t do NOW matters.
With the right approach you can help them become the independent, caring and capable young adults you know they can be.
Let me help you come up with strategies that work. Start by taking the quick quiz, Ten Mistakes You May Be Making With Your Teen. Just enter your name and email in the heading above to get access.
And then let’s talk.
“Thank you, Fern, for helping me and my new husband to better co-parent my 19- and 20-year old daughters when they are home on breaks. We have a plan and great strategies. Everybody knows what’s expected of them, and our family time is now truly enjoyable.”
Nancy Candea, Director, Yoga Impact, NJ
“After long years of divorce struggles and the difficulties that brings for children, Fern helped me build a solid parenting foundation. High expectations, a productive attitude, integrity — these are the principles that guide us all as I watch my sons grow into fine young men.”
Barbara D, Denville, NJ