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Dr. Laura Markham
Dr. Laura Markham is the author of the bestselling “Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How To Stop Yelling & Start Connecting. She is the founding editor of the extensive website AhaParenting.com, supplying Aha! Moments to parents of babies through teens. Dr. Laura says that getting her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Columbia University was just the beginning of her education about parents and children. It was becoming a mother that convinced her that parents are doing the hardest job in the world with too little support. Her children are now 18 and 22 and she frequently uses examples from her life with them to illustrate how parents can raise responsible, considerate, happy teenagers—without ever punishing.

Positive Parenting in the teen years & before

Positive Parenting in the teen years & before

The teen years are notoriously challenging for parents, but it is possible to have an adolescent who is responsible, considerate, and shows good judgment. Your teen is guaranteed to make some mistakes– after all, they aren’t a mature adult yet, and we adults make plenty of mistakes. But positive parenting can make the teen years more positive—for everyone! The teen years Teenage years are about making a transition into adulthood, so your child’s job is to find their sea legs as a person, to shape their own identity and to determine what’s important to them. If you have a warm, ...

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