June 02

Good Cop V. Bad Cop and how to Balance Discipline

As a parent, some of us naturally gravitate toward the role of good cop while others put on the bad cop hat. To fuel positive growth for your teen, the good cop and bad cop must balance. Ultimately, your daughter’s behavior will decide how she is disciplined. Your role is to trust God, set a …More >

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May 19

Helping Your Teen Gain Healthy Personal Power

By  John Townsend, Ph.D. One of the most important goals of any parent is to launch their adolescent into the adult world with a healthy sense of power. I define “power” as the capacity to change one’s environment.  Here are examples of helpful power: Setting healthy goals and following up on them to completion. Choosing …More >

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May 05

Forgiving Your Teen

As you well know, the teenage years can be difficult ones. Just when you think you have seen and experienced it all, your teen does something unimaginable. You expected these years to be hard, but never like this. It’s completely normal for teens to make mistakes (maybe many) on their journey to adulthood. However, the …More >

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