Parenting teens isn’t for the weak. Many times you will feel anything but strong as you navigate wave after wave of incidents, emotions, challenges. Some of these will rock your world and your teens; but helping them understand how to know what they’re feeling and then tolerate whatever emotions are present will lead to the ability to regulate the emotions without acting out.
With all of the stress that we are currently experiencing, it’s more important than ever to keep our relationships strong so that they can provide us with support and some resilience to stress. By implementing these three practices with your child or teen, you will have the best chance of having a healthy and connected relationship with them.
Parenting in the Time of COVID-19: Stress, Anxiety and Finding our Way Through. Second in a four-part series.
Helping your teen navigate all the pressures of adolescence during a pandemic is a challenge for which there is no precedent. We break it down.
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