Your teen has reached a major milestone. She’s passed her driver’s test, her license is in her hand, and she’s ready to hit the road. Before you let her go out on her first solo trip, or she loads up the car with all her friends, there are some important tips you should pass along to your teen driver. You’ll spare yourself some anxiety. You might even avoid getting a call to come to the rescue. Knowing the basics is important for any driver at any stage of life, but especially for someone who is relatively new to driving.
It’s the time many parents dread. Your teen is getting ready to drive. While it can be stressful teaching a new and inexperienced driver, you can play a role in making this milestone go smoothly. Plan ahead and you both will be able to embrace the moment.
From breaking the bank on clothing as you proudly watch your child grow, to pulling out your hair as you fight with your kids to eat their veggies, any seasoned parent can tell you that nearly everything in the child-rearing life has a good and a bad side to it — including social media.
Confidence and self-esteem are particularly important during the teenage years. Self-esteem allows teens to feel good about who they are, capable, and worthy of love. Numerous studies have shown just how important self-esteem is for adolescents. Teenagers with high self-esteem are happier, calmer, and more likely to bounce back from failure. Teens with low self-esteem are at increased risk for poor mental health, poverty, and even drug use.
Raising a teenager to be a functional adult goes far beyond simply the education that happens within the four walls of a school classroom. In addition to their formal education, you can prepare your teen for adulthood by making sure they leave the home with a host of practical life skills. Here are five life skills that your teen should have before launching into adulthood.
When you’re the parent of a younger child, you may find plenty of opportunities to spend quality time with them. For example, you can do mommy-and-me classes, crafts, baking, reading, or pretty much anything. How can you spend more quality time with your teen?
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