Many teens will cave in under peer pressure because they don’t have an alibi. For example, tell your kids: “If you’re tired and want to go home, or are uncomfortable about a situation you are in, explain to your friends that I am being difficult and am insisting that you come home immediately.” As someone who’s parenting teens, until you get to use the words ‘young adult’ with your child, they are officially teens and are guaranteed to still be ‘under construction’ in the brain development department.
Assume the responsibility of bridging that gap and being the missing piece.
Was this covered in Driver’s Ed or is it simply “learn as you go?
Guys and girls should also have one in the car with a hands-free device for emergencies only.
Eventually, though, the pain started to heal, they all fell into a routine that worked for them, and the parents started thinking about dating again.
While online dating has become one of the most popular ways to meet people, single moms and dads want to be careful when making their choice.
Just because those who are parenting teens aren’t sitting in the seat beside our kids doesn’t mean we stop instructing them on driving conditions.
How often then should we be providing teen dating advice and addressing the manner in which our teens are handling their relationships?