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5 Basics of Parenting Adolescents

Today’s blog tries to summarize strategies for successfully parenting teenagers found by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). MIT’s Raising Teens Project was created to “make research more accessible and useful to those who work with and on behalf of parents, adolescents, and families.” In some of our previous blogs, we have covered many of these same ideas, but we

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Healthy Adult-Adolescent Relationships

A great deal of research has been done on adult-teen relationships. A healthy adult-adolescent relationship is not a friendship but more like an apprenticeship into adulthood. So, what constitutes a “healthy” relationship? Positive communication, open sharing, respect and trust are all elements of a healthy relationship. In this blog article, we will inform you of the findings from several high-quality U.S.

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