So you’re raising an adolescent. Help! My child is becoming a teenager!
First of all, don’t panic. As countless parents can tell you, teenagers sometimes get a bad rap. Despite what you may have heard, many kids and their parents make it through adolescence without all the drama that you may be expecting. As your children make the transition into adulthood, you may find their maturing perspectives and developing sense of themselves exciting and enjoyable. Adolescence doesn’t necessarily mean arguments and turmoil!