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The Parent & Teen Toolbox

Jan 19, 2021

In this episode, I offer 10 ways for dealing with stroppy teenagers!

“I feel like I am treading on eggshells.”

“My daughter has morphed into a teenager.”

“All I get is eye-rolling and door slamming.”

Sound familiar?

Clashing heads with your teenager is a rite of passage - but is doesn’t have to be like this - day in, day out!

I share my top 10 tips for making life with a teen under your roof a bit more bearable.

1. Understand the Teen Brain

2. Work out Their Emotional Needs

3. You are Their Role Model

4. They are Wired for Independence

5. Pick Your Battles

6. Maintain Consistency

7. Actions Have Consequences

8. This Should Not Be Taken Personally

9. Don’t Engage in Arguments

10. Mind Your Language


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