Excerpt 3: Good Habits (and Bad) of the Teenage Years – Loving Your Teens and Liking Their Behaviors.
Teen behaviors accumulate into habits as parents and others encourage some activities and discourage others. In this excerpt from Teenagers and Parents, 12 Steps to a Better Relationship, parent modeling, encouragement and liking are highlighted as the most important part of parenting. Examples of conversations about sex, dating, school skills and depression help parents smooth the family interactions. ISBN 9780961451981