It can be difficult having a teenager in the house. At times, it seems like your kid has become a giant toddler, with every request from you met with “Why?” or “No.” And it’s not nearly as cute as it was then when they stamp their foot and pout. But this turmoil is also an essential part of becoming an adult.
To help you through these challenging years, All-Pro Dad has a list of ten keys to raising a great teenager. These keys are:
- Under all the scowls and frowns, your child is still there.
- Let your love show.
- Encourage their faith.
- Don’t talk at your teens.
- Remember to listen.
- Reinforce a standard with teens.
- Get to know their friends.
- Offer your wisdom.
- Help them stay focused.
- Take them on an adventure.
These keys will help you maintain your sanity through the teenage years, so check out the full article for more information on each one. And remember, just like the toddler years, the teenage years will eventually end.