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6 Ways to Help Your Teens When They Blunder

6 Ways to Help Your Teens When They Blunder

Learning how to behave like a mature responsible adult is hard work.  The transition from child to adult is fraught with opportunities for foibles and failures, missteps and misunderstandings.  As parents, it’s our job to guide our teens through this turbulent time so they can learn from their mistakes and grow in wisdom.  We have an enormous emotional investment in our children, so it’s terribly easy to get bent out of shape quickly when they make poor choices or foolish decisions.  But really, we know that flying off the handle doesn’t improve the situation or enhance the relationship.  So the next time you find yourself dealing with a sticky situation caused by your not-quite-an-adult-yet offspring, try giving your teen these six things instead of an earful of your own emotional reaction.  Continue reading >>>

Blessings, Elizabeth

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  1. I’m sorry I could not read the “rest” of the blog as homeschool mom ads blocked the article and would not let me close them. The “x” was out of the screen and no amount of clicking or scrolling would let me at them. I bet it was good. 🙂