Parenting a pre-teen and teen is not easy. During this phase they go through several changes (physical, mental and emotional). At this stage peer pressure is highly critical. Some tips to ensure healthy growth and development of your child are;
Most importantly make your preteen feel safe, comfortable and loved at home. They should know that you love him or her and deal in a tough manner just to correct them. Build a trusting and loving relationship to ensure that he or she feels safe and secure.
As a parent you must realise that you remain consciously aware of the growing need of your toddler and teenagers in the same degree.read more
If you are struggling to get your grumpy teen to help you with family chores or wish to make him enjoy being a part of the family, take a look at our classic guide on how to get a teen to be involved with the family.read more