parenting teens

Roles for Parenting Teens/ The Importance of Building a Positive Relationship

Roles for Parenting Teens/ The Importance of Building a Positive Relationship

We have heard some great tips for parenting teens so far this week on Imagine Hope's blog.  Today we will review the fourth and final tip: 

4.  Build a relationship with them.  

As teens are appropriately distancing form you, they are letting go of the dependence they once had on you as their parents.  Many parents struggle with this part of parenting, even though it is a normal and healthy part of development.