Category Archives: Parent/Teen Relationships

  1. 5 Basics of Parenting Adolescents

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    May 8, 2017 by middleearthnj

    Today’s blog tries to summarize strategies for successfully parenting teenagers found by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). MIT’s Raising …
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  2. How to Help Your Teen Adjust When the Family Moves

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    April 10, 2017 by middleearthnj

    Moving is always listed as one of life’s top stressors. Giving up the familiar—friends, favorite places, and routines— is not …
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  3. How to Avoid Power Struggles

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    March 20, 2017 by middleearthnj

    Unfortunately, a natural conflict tends to exist between parents and teens: teens desire to resist limits and adults are committed …
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  4. Overinvolved Parenting Creates Unprepared Young Adults, Part 2

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    January 16, 2017 by middleearthnj

    Last week, our blog explored why colleges and employers are increasingly complaining that today’s young adults are not prepared for …
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  5. Overinvolved Parenting Creates Unprepared Young Adults, Part 1

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    January 9, 2017 by middleearthnj

    In the last few years, colleges and employers have complained that today’s young adults lack the necessary skills needed for …
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  6. Are you Guilty of Using Scare Tactics on your Teen?

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    October 31, 2016 by middleearthnj

    Parents of teens have a difficult job. We are somehow supposed to encourage open communication with a person who rolls …
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  7. Youth Fear Parents Overshare on Social Media

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    May 2, 2016 by middleearthnj

    A new study from the University of Michigan’s School of Information recently found that children, age 10-17 years old, were …
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