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Parenting Teenagers

Empathize! You were once a teenager too.


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Visitor Comments: 16

(15) Anonymous, March 16, 2016 7:57 PM

i don't totally agree with you. As a teenager myself i can tell you that amongst my peers the one's who are real 'teenagers' and experience all the 'symptoms' you spoke about are the ones who's Mum are all into the 'teenage' stuff. My mother believes in teaching by example. She is kind, nice, gentle, modest etc and I've learnt from her how to act. No, I'm not moody and if i do get upset she and I don't blame it on my age. We will sit together and work out what my upset is about - friends, school, family etc and we will work out how to resolve it. Whtvr!

(14) leah riech, August 1, 2010 6:21 PM

thank you so much i am a teenager & i think my mom will gain a lot by your 5 min speech its really true & a pleasure to hear ppl. stick up for us

(13) SusanE, November 6, 2009 7:00 PM

Did that teenager thing.

I raised two teens during the 70's and 80's. Woodstock,Hippies and Free Love, Counter culture, anti-Viet Nam protests, Drugs and other things I had never dealt with. Don't fool yourself, your kids aren't perfect. But you can make the transition easier for them from dependent to independent. Your teenagers need to be given choices and to be able to make their own decisions as they grow from 13 into adults. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Lay the ground rules early. There were certain rules in our household when I was a teen.. NO DRUGS! NO DRINKING! NO DISRESPECTING YOUR MOTHER OR FATHER. Those were non-negotiable! Pretty much everything else was open for consideration.

(12) Esther, November 6, 2009 2:46 PM


thank you Lori, i have tears in my eyes after listening to this video you are terrific in your wisdon, this helped me so much i hope to meet you some day, i feel as though i kinow you already, i am freinds with many of the ladies that went on the Isreal trip this past simmer from Atlanta, we are truly bless to have you in our life and i am truly thankful to Hashem for having you to listen to and get ideas from, thank you from the bottom of my heart all the best Esther Taratoot

(11) Lindsay, November 5, 2009 2:29 PM

One through it, one in it, one coming up

Thanks for the excellent info...I have three children, one of whom has made it through his teens, a daughter in hers, and another daughter less than 2 years away from becoming a teen. But even with all that, sometime I need a reminder. Thank you! :-)

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