bharatbhasha.com
Free Articles  >>  Parenting >>  Page 91  >> 

Parenting Teenagers





Parenting teenagers can be something which parents may approach with a great deal of caution and even with downright apprehension. The fact that their own teenage years may have been rather challenging must make the parent of today's teenager that much more apprehensive about managing the tantrums and desires of their teenage offspring. Will the parent be able to surmount the fear when their teenage children rebel, have hormones that are raging for more adventure, and showing attitude that defies logic leave alone comprehension?

Yes, parenting teenagers is something that not many parents will take lightly and they will be faced with young budding teenagers having opinions about everything though not enough knowledge to guide them in the right direction. Certainly, bringing up teenage children is far from being a breeze, with tempers sure to fray and arguments erupting like bubbling volcanoes, parents will certainly have their task of parenting teenagers cut out for them. What wouldn't a parent give for some written information or a guide to steer them through this particularly troublesome phase in bring up their teenaged children. There is need to know when your teenaged child is feeling blue or even depressed. Parenting teenagers would be all the more richer if there were some guidelines to get over those troubled times.

Fortunately, parenting teenagers can be a rewarding task if parents stick to some simple guidelines. First off, as a parent you should realize that they do have certain amount of power in their hands and even their teenaged child would have to admit it is so. Thus, being a role model for teenagers rather than giving ultimatums would help you tide over teenage crises and also make your task that much easier and simplified. Next, you don't have to have tight apron strings as this is a time in the life of teenagers when they need some latitude to find their own identity. As a parent, you need to find the right balance so that the teenager can develop his/her own identity and yet be controlled by the parent. It may be easier said than done; but, it is still the right step in the right direction. Another tip for parenting teenagers is to stay alert and realize that this phase in parenting could be the most difficult of all which you as a parent must always be aware of. You should be on your toes and elicit from your teenaged wards any secrets and inner thoughts that are being concealed from you. You don't have to snoop on them, but just be alert and ready to get the teenager to be frank about whatever hidden thoughts are going on in those young and impressionable minds.

And, when they do open up, parenting teenagers means opening up your ears and heart to give them a fair and impartial hearing. Given the general incommunicativeness of teenagers, you should be adept at listening and picking up nuances and following their hints to get to the heart of the matter.Without a doubt, parenting teenagers is a challenge to be faced by every parent and with proper guidance, the fruits of your efforts, though not immediately visible in the near term, will certainly come to fruition later on in life and thus you will have got your reward for laboring tirelessly during these early and impressionable years.

If you are a Brahmin parent looking for brahmin brides or grooms please check the url <a href="https://http://www.brahminsmatrimony.com" target="_blank">http://www.brahminsmatrimony.com</a>
About Author James Gunaseelan :

James Gunaseelan writes for brahmins matrimonial portal <a href="http://www.BrahminsMatrimony.com" target="_blank">http://www.BrahminsMatrimony.com</a>


Article Source: https://www.bharatbhasha.com
Article Url: https://www.bharatbhasha.com/parenting.php/64996


Article Added on Monday, September 3, 2007
LD
Other Articles by James Gunaseelan

Issues On Parenting
Probably one of the most pressing parenting issues that parents face involves bringing up teenagers that can be quite a roller coaster ride filled with its fair share of ups and downs. Though most parents may often dread this period in their lives, it can also be quite fruitful when inculcating the right values in their children who must learn how to cope with the challenges ahead without letting their emotions and blazing hormones get the better of them. So, the foremost parenting issue that...

Websites For Parenting
Visiting parenting websites is one good way of finding all that there is to know about parenting, and there you will find many queries about how parents should discipline their children as well as what the best routines for them are. As a parent you need to know everything that there is to know about parenting right from preparing to give birth to getting your children married and even beyond that. Giving birth to a baby is probably the most fulfilling experience for parents and learning which...

Developing Parenting Skills
Being a single parent is a very difficult job. It is not always easy to divide your time between taking care of your child and earning a living. Since you are on your own most of the time, you need to work on your parenting skills to be able to raise happy, healthy children. Always remember that you are the biggest influence on your children right from the start. Small children imitate what they see and hear, so if your little boy or girl starts acting badly and talking in foul language, you...

Quotes On Parenting
Parenting can be a struggle and a dream come true all at once. Some believe that the only way to stay sane is to keep smiling and one of the best ways to overcome anger is to introduce humor into your life. When your child makes a huge mistake, try to stay calm and read some humorous quotes about parenting that may put things back into perspective. What makes quotes about parenting funny is that all parents can relate to them and their truth makes them amusing. There are endless well-known...

Parenting Forums
People are spending more and more time on the internet. Perhaps it is for work, or perhaps it is just for fun. However, the internet is also becoming a place where people can share endless amounts of information. Thus, it only stands to reason that parenting forums are becoming popular amongst parents. So, the first question that one might ask is in reference to what a parenting forum actually is. There are literally hundreds of parenting forums on the internet. Some of these forums are...

Therapeutic Parenting Approaches
There are many parenting styles and approaches that a parent can undertake in order to take care of and raise a happy child. Some methods are more extreme than others and some take a lot of time and are designed towards children with behavioral problems who need extra special care. Attachment parenting is growing popular as more parents are deciding that love and support are far greater methods that will raise a child who loves and respects others. Attachment parenting approaches are...

Parenting Plans
Divorce is often a messy business especially when it involves children since it means having to decide who gets custody and also settling visiting rights. For the child too, it is a traumatic occasion which is bound to affect him/her and maybe even leave scars for the rest of his/her life. Thus, parents that are divorcing or even when they are together should chalk out parenting plans that will help tide over these difficult times if and when they arise. Without parenting plans, couples can...

Parenting Help
Raising a child can be a daunting task for first time parents, and they look for reassurance and parenting help a lot of the time. Young mothers often do not know if they are doing the right thing in every little task of baby care. They seek advice and parenting help from more experienced and older relatives and friends. Very often, particularly if the baby is born earlier than expected, the new parents may need some parenting help and guidance to take care of the baby. This is a good time for...

Questions On Parenting
At every stage of parenting, questions arise in the mind of first time parents if they are doing the right thing. It is easy for a young mother to feel depressed and helpless when dealing with a newborn or even a toddler. A first time mother who has grown up in a home with younger siblings or had younger cousins or neighbors may not be that unfamiliar with babies but parenting questions still do arise. Parenting questions can concern growth and development of a baby, the kind of food that is...

Positive Parenting
Positive parenting is very beneficial both for the parent and the child. According to studies, parents who deal with their kids positively form closer bonds with their kids compared to those parents who always criticize their kids. Furthermore, parents who employ positive parenting techniques when dealing with their kids build the self esteem of their children that their children turns out to be more well adjusted compared to children who are constantly subjected to criticisms. Positive...

Click here to see More Articles by James Gunaseelan
Publishers / Webmasters
Article ID: 64996
DELINK URL from Authors Bio
REMOVE Article
Tell A Friend
Leave A Comment!
Download this article in PDF
Report Article!
Search through all the articles:


105 Users Online !
Related Articles:
Latest Articles:
 
parenting >> Top 50 Articles on Parenting
Category - >
Advertising Advice Affiliate Programs Automobiles
Be Your Own Mentor Careers Communication Consumers
CopyWriting Crime Domain Names DoT com Entrepreneur Corner
Ebooks Ecommerce Education Email
Entertainment Environment Family Finance And Business
Food & Drink Gardening Health & Fitness Hobbies
Home Business Home Improvement Humour House Holds
Internet And Computers Kiddos and Teens Legal Matters Mail Order
Management Marketing Marriage MetaPhysical
Motivational MultiMedia Multi Level Marketing NewsLetters
Pets Psychology Religion Parenting
Politics Sales Science Search Engine Optimization
Site Promotion Sports Technology Travel
Web Development Web Hosting WeightLoss Women's Corner
Writing Miscellaneous Articles Real Estate Arts And Crafts
Aging


Disclaimer: The information presented and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors
and do not necessarily represent the views of bharatbhasha.com and/or its owners.


Copyright AwareINDIA. All rights reserved || Privacy Policy || Terms Of Use || Author Guidelines || Free Articles
FAQs Link To Us || Submit An Article || Free Downloads|| Contact Us || Site Map  || Advertise with Us ||
Click here for Special webhosting packages for visitors of this website only!
Vastu Shastra

Email Marketing Services Provided By AwareIndia







Company IDS