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Good Questions about Parenting Adolescents

Recently I had the opportunity to meet with a terrific, small group of parents and talkabout adolescent development.  Most of these parents still had young children and were trying to “prepare” for what was ahead of them.  Since I really … Continue reading

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Limit Setting with Children, Part 2

Last week I shared my favorite limit setting technique: Acknowledge the feeling Communicate the Limit Target an alternative I believe it is an excellent beginning to setting appropriate limits with kids of all ages.  Over the last couple of decades … Continue reading

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Communicating with Adolescents

One of the most frequent complaints I  hear as a therapist has to do with parenting adolescents.  Parents often identify this time of a child’s life as the most difficult time to parent.  And while I understand why that’s the … Continue reading

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