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Parenting Teens from About.com
- Teens and Holidays
The Holiday season is certainly upon us already. And many parents are wondering what types of gifts to get their teens. They're too old for toys and many high-tech gadgets can be expensive.
I've found a lot of teens who aren't even sure what they would like to receive as a gift as well. This can make it especially difficult to find just that perfect gift.
Here are 50 Christmas gift ideas for teens. And remember, to do spend quality time together and do fun activities to remind the family that holidays aren't just about presents. Here's a list of 50 Fun Holiday Activities you can do with your teen as well.[Thu, Dec. 5]
- Does Your Teen Value Your Opinion?
Lots of teens don't really respect their parents opinions. So, if your teen isn't always interested in taking your advice, you're not alone.
Your child needs your guidance throughout the teen years. It's important that your teen have some faith in your ability to provide sound guidance. Otherwise, your opinion won't ever be respected.
There are several ways to build credibility with your teen. When your teen views you as credible, there's a much bigger chance he'll follow your advice and be willing to listen to what you have to say.
Building credibility takes time and effort, but it's well worth it. Learn how to develop credibility with your teen and watch the positive results.[Fri, Nov. 29]