Communicating With Teens

Communicating with your teen about their stresses, freedom, and future goals helps parents stay connected. Talking to a teen requires insight and effective listening.

Related Articles

showing 1 - 10 of 40
  • 1.

    Raising Teens in a New Culture

    Raising teens poses enough challenges in itself - parenting a teen in a new culture adds another level of complexity....

    Source: Shoulder to Shoulder
  • 2.

    Understanding Youth Culture

    This journal has been created in an effort to better understand urban youth and the culture that has developed for...

    Source: Online Journal of Urban Youth Culture
  • 3.

    How to Talk to a Teenager

    Life with a teenager can be tough. We parents have raised them, loved them passionately, and known their every talent...

  • 4.

    When Your Teen is Caught Shoplifting

    Shoplifting is sometimes viewed as an adolescent rite of passage, albeit an illegal one. The National Crime Prevention...

  • 5.

    How Special Time Works With Teens

    Special Time* is a simple idea that carries a lot of power! It's a highly dependable way to build and to rebuild a close...

    Source: Hand in Hand
  • 6.

    Tough Talks with your Teen

    It's not easy talking about sex, drugs, gangs and violence with our teens. But it's a "must do." Here are a few pointers...

    Source: Shoulder to Shoulder
  • 7.

    Teen Bullying in the News: What You Need to Know

    The most recent bullying case to hit news headlines is characterized by senseless violence and questionable Internet...

  • 8.

    Teens and Ethics

    Every parent wants to believe that their teen can make ethical decisions. Fundamentally, our kids know the difference...

  • 9.

    College-Bound: Learning to Let Go

    Transitioning from high school to college poses a major shift for everyone. There are ways to relieve both your...

  • 10.

    It’s Normal

    Wondering what happened to the sweet kids we were raising? They've turned into teenagers. While we know there are going...

    Source: Shoulder to Shoulder