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A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens by Joani Geltman

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too much love can be a bad thing

holding your teen accountable

Here's the Problem

On a recent flight back from the West Coast, I sat with a lovely couple who thankfully kept me occupied with conversation for five hours, distracting me from my fear of flying. In the course of the conversation we covered all the usual stuff: who we were visiting, where we were from, and what we did for a living. On hearing I was a parenting expert, and with an encouraging nod from me, we settled into a coaching session about their 27-year-old son. These clearly loving and lovely parents were distraught about the failings of this young man. It seems this guy was ...

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