Category Archives: Parent/Teen Relationships

  1. Are you a Snowplow Parent?

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    June 10, 2019 by middleearthnj

    First we had helicopter parents — the types who anxiously “hover” over their children’s every move. Now, we have snowplow …
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  2. Opening Conversations with your Teen

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    May 20, 2019 by middleearthnj

    Experts say that it’s vitally important to keep communication lines open with our teenagers. But anyone who has a teenager …
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  3. Top 10 Reasons to be Thankful for Teenagers

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    November 19, 2018 by middleearthnj

    Teenagers get a bad rap. Yes, they can be frustrating, moody, and difficult. Yes, sometimes they make us want to …
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  4. Giving Your Teen Constructive Criticism

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    October 29, 2018 by middleearthnj

    Let’s face it: no one is ever excited to receive criticism. It can hurt to be told you’re wrong or …
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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