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You might feel it's impossible to get your teenager listening. It’s a common problem. Lots of families complain that teens just don't pay attention to them.
So what does lack of attention look like and what can you do to help your child listen to you?
What does your teenager listening look like?
When we think of children paying attention, it normally means them stopping what they’re doing and sitting still. You might feel they’re not paying attention if they’re squirming in their seat, fidgeting, doodling, or playing with something.