Featured Resource: Boundaries with Teens
In this exciting new book, Dr. Townsend gives important keys for establishing healthy boundaries—the bedrock of good relationships, maturity, safety, and growth for teens and the adults in their lives. The book offers help in raising your teens to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions.
2. Learn Their Lingo
Automagically = something that happens automatically, but that also has some mysterious, “magical” element to it. “Smart” appliances, features, etc. that do intelligent things with less help than you might expect
Mantrum = when a grown man throws a tantrum when he can’t have his way
3. Links to Learn From
Fort Hood Shooting: Five tips to help parents talk to their kids about violence in the news
Teenage pregnancy does not discriminate
Hunger in America: Half of Our Kids on Food Stamps
4. A Little Encouragement…And Humor
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy