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8 Ways to Avoid Enabling Your Teen

“Enabling” is when well-meaning parents allow, or even encourage, behavior in their children that is inappropriate, irresponsible, destructive or dangerous. While it is normal to want to protect your children and to prevent their suffering, sometimes parents can go overboard, rescuing them from their problems or uncomfortable situations, rather than allowing them to feel the consequences of their negative behavior.

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Parenting a Troubled Teen

The adolescent years are full of change, and those changes can be hard to manage for the teen and for his/her parents. But there are some changes that are more than just the normal teen angst. ‘Troubled teen’ is a term used for a youth that is displaying a number of negative behaviors that could impact their ability to develop

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