By Firoj Khan | Published 07/14/2006 | Education |
July 14, 2006 Most teens claim not to want limits, but, deep down, they really do. Parents need to decide and agree upon the limits that are absolute - what they expect their teenager to do or not to do - and make these very clear to the teen, with an understanding of what the consequences will be if these limits are not respected. At the same time, teenagers need an increasing amount of autonomy and decision-making power.
Youre almost done with the whole article. You should feel relieved. Instead you feel like youve written a bunch of junk. Its funny, though. At other times youve felt that youve written something worthwhile. Now, however, you feel the urge to read several more articles, add more footnotes, edit it some more, or check your email. Anything but wrap it up and send it in.