The teen years are almost always a challenging time for parents and kids alike. When a teen has experienced trauma and upheaval during their short time on the planet, adolescence can be a particularly trying experience. Teens aren’t small enough to be forced into time-out, and they’re not renowned for their rationality.
So what’s a parent to do? How do you maintain healthy limits and expectations for your kids while also fostering a positive relationship?
Adoptive mom Jennifer Galan has some tips for you.