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Positive Compromises with Your Teen for the Holidays

How are you feeling about this year’s holidays? The majority of us feel a mixture of excitement and anxiety. Everyone, including teens, are eager to have pleasant, memorable holidays, but somehow stress and family conflict can creep in and take the joy out of the season. If one of the reasons for your holiday anxiety is because you dread the

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8 Communication Mistakes Parents Make with Teens

Studies show that teens are more successful when they have open communication with their parents. Teens who report having good communication with their mom or dad are more likely to have better grades and less likely to engage in risky behaviors. Additionally, studies have proven that parents are their teens’ greatest influence when it comes to family values, expectations and

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