Category Archives: Parent/Teen Relationships

  1. What is Your Parenting Style?

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    September 17, 2018 by middleearthnj

    In psychology today, experts have identified four basic parenting styles: authoritative, authoritarian, permissive and uninvolved parenting. They are defined as …
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  2. What is Positive Parenting?

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    August 19, 2018 by middleearthnj

    Positive parenting emphasizes the communication of clear expectations, collaboration between a parent and their teen, praise and reinforcement for desired …
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  3. Why Parents Should Not Overpraise Their Teens

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    August 6, 2018 by middleearthnj

    Parenting adolescents is frequently a delicate balancing act – don’t be too strict, nor too lenient; be involved, but not …
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  4. Tips to Avoid Raising a Teen with a Victim Mentality

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    April 30, 2018 by middleearthnj

    “It’s not MY fault!” “That’s not fair!” If you have a child, you have likely heard these statements yelled in …
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  5. 4 Great Reasons Families Should Eat at Home More

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    April 23, 2018 by middleearthnj

    Families with teens are BUSY! Between school, homework, part-time jobs, dates, time with friends, and extracurricular activities, adolescents are always …
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  6. Avoiding the Parent Guilt Trap

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    April 9, 2018 by middleearthnj

    “I was too focused on work. I didn’t spend enough time with him.” “I was overly critical.” “I didn’t listen …
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  7. Why Being a Parent is Better than Being a Friend to Your Teen

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    December 4, 2017 by middleearthnj

    There is a lot of debate about whether a parent should be a friend to their children. There are strong …
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