is a very challenging job, just like a Roller Coaster ride.
It is very difficult to eminently raise, teach, discipline,
praise and love your child. Parents need very good skills
to deal decently with children especially teenagers. Everyone
wants the children to grow up into responsible adults. For
this we indoctrinate them with necessary skills and cultural
to become good parents are innumerable but most of us are
muddled about dos and don’ts. A very tricky part in parenting
comes when the child steps into Adolescence. During puberty
many physical and mental changes occur in the teens. Their
ways of interacting with the parents transform. The children
are affected more psychologically as they are confused about
the ways of life. They are disoriented which results in critical
questionings. Teenagers aspire to be independent but parents
must know where to draw the line.
respectful behavior from the parents and they give what
they get. Include them in all the family matters as they are
also a part of the clan. Conflictions arise when it comes
to choosing friends as parents want to protect them from abuses
like drugs and sexual. But constant bickering may lead to
grave complications like depression, violence or truancy.
Parents must keep an eye on child’s mates but never criticize
let the child develop an ‘attitude’ as being snooty
won’t lead them anywhere. Discipline is requisite but
retribution is not always the answer to their blunders.
In order to survive this phase, parents should trivialize
their arguments with them and provide them with sound
advice when required.
child is a loner and friendless, it becomes important
for the parents to inculcate confidence in him so that
he is willing to pitch in groups or friends. This can
be done by taking genuine interest in the child’s ideas,
hobbies and feelings. This will boost him up and he
will feel loved and appreciated. Parents have to be
friends with teens to induce a bond of trust and togetherness
in the family.
is all about keeping the child safe, providing organization
and dependability, enforcing limits, setting examples, and