The role of disciplinarian doesn't come naturally to everyone.
If you're typically a permissive parent, maintaining boundaries and following through on consequences takes on added importance when you attempt to become more authoritative.
In the heat of the moment, you may say something you'll regret later. Or you may set too harsh a restriction, and feel like you can't retract it.
Getting teenagers to express themselves—at least to you—can sometimes seem like an exercise in futility.
Learn how to navigate tumultuous teens with practical advice from special guest, Dr. Corinn Cross, MD.
Dr. Cross shares tips to help you meet the challenge of raising a happy, healthy teenager.