(a) Remember that your child is a digital native. On the other hand, depending on your age, you may be a digital immigrant. Use your child’s advanced knowledge of technology to keep you connected.
The teen body is changing rapidly. These changes affect them mentally, physically, and emotionally. Many teens get self-conscious about their changing bodies. Many times your teen will feel all alone and that no one is like them. They may become easily influenced by their peers. The teen years can be very trying while working through your child’s ever-changing moods.
16.Each parent must establish and maintain his or her own relationship with the children. Neither of you should act as a mediator between the children and the other parent. And, neither of you should act as the defense attorney, presenting a child’s case to the other parent.
The so called “rebellious stage” is a new product that becomes apparent in the last one or two decades. It is not found anywhere in our human history.
One might argue that corporal punishment is effective in conveying the message across to a child that they did wrong and that nothing else works quite as well. Longitudinal studies have shown the converse to be true. In fact, studies have found that schools which had the highest rates of corporal punishment also had the lowest graduation rates, the highest rates of teen pregnancy, the highest incarceration rates and the highest murder rates.
First of all, I couldn’t help but notice the puff corn was smaller than the puff corn in the Chester Cheetah brand. Since my daughter is only a year old, this is probably a good thing from a parenting stand point. But, as an adult who will share this with her (to make sure it gets eaten before it goes bad); I don’t really appreciate the smaller pieces. Granted, it’s probably the same overall quantity. But, it doesn’t look like it.
“Whenever possible, let her make constructive choices about her life. Knowing what she cares about most will come from trying some things and finding she doesn’t like them, as well as from finding things she loves to do,” recommends Jane Katch, Ed.D., author of They don’t Like Me.
Was my family wise or just lucky? Today, we don’t do those things anymore. We don’t take such risks, and we don’t expose our children to such risks – not if we know the facts.