Yes, rules and limits and schedules and boundaries are important.
And yet… if your relationship with your teen is breaking down, the distance is growing, and you feel like you’re losing them…
You’re missing the crucial piece of parenting and healthy child development: CONNECTION.
Teens are normally separating, but it doesn’t mean they don’t need or want you in their life anymore. They need you more than ever, only in a different way.
If you want to get the love and trust back, you’re invited to participate in my pilot parent program, ‘How to Connect with Your Teen’.
Email me for an application at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fern Weis is a certified life coach who learned that caring and good intentions are not enough in parenting. In fact, they are often the problem! Fern supports parents of teens and young adults who are going through difficult situations, including addiction recovery. She helps parents release guilt, end enabling and confidently prepare their children to thrive through life's challenges. Her articles are featured in Thrive Global, Medium, Motherly, The Teen Mentor, and Bergen County Moms.
Learn more about coaching and classes at www.fernweis.com. And then download your free guide, "Five Powerful Steps to Get Your Teen to Talk." For information on Family Recovery programs, visit www.familyrecoverypartners.com.