Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Parenting-Age of Child: 14-15

Parenting has changed in the "new information age" When a child reaches the age of 14 or 15 they begin what is called puberty. This stage is very challenging for parents especially now that the same information available to the parent is available to the child. The position a parent takes is difficult to defend if the child is able to decipher available options to express themselves that can really be explained away by a once "know what's best" parent. Allowing and disallowing particular behavior cannot be as simple as,"because I said so." Parents must now operate strategically.

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