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Suitable for: Families of secondary-age children
Are you struggling to talk to your teenager? Teenage years are a challenge as your child is going through huge emotional and physical changes. Many parents find their teen feels more distant from them or stops communicating altogether.
So how can you keep lines of communication open with your teenager?
1: Pick your battles
All children need boundaries. It helps them feel safe and secure. Teenagers naturally test these boundaries and push against them. If they feel everything is a rule, a problem, or they’re always being told off, they rebel against it.