I took my teens phone. Now what?

Picture this….. While picking your teen up from school, you ask, “How was your day?” Your Teen: “OMG! Why are you so nosey!” Taking a deep breath, you drive home in tense silence. Inside the house, you say, “Please put your clothes away like I asked.” Your teen: “Ffft. Why does it matter? They’re already […]

Why Disciplining Your Teen Isn’t Working

When your teen makes a mistake, it may have more serious consequences than a few years earlier. As a parent, you feel like you’re losing your mind, stranded between the role of friend and dictator, and frustrated by the ineffectiveness of both. Why does this feel so complicated?! When your default ways don’t work and […]