Children of all ages often feel that they don’t have all the freedom they want and this can be manifest in tantrums and power struggles and teenage rebellion.
How do we decide what choices our children should have? How do we help them recognize the freedom they already have? How do we help them learn to make good choices?
In this episode, April and Saren discuss how and when to give our children the freedom and control they crave.
Picking your Battles – Podcast episode featuring April and Saren discussing where to draw lines with our kids and where to be flexible
Tough Times with Teens – In this episode, Saren reads a post she wrote back when her oldest child was just entering the teenage years as well as a very honest post she just wrote about what she’s currently learning and struggling to understand about teens now that her oldest is 15.
Teenagers: When to Push – In this episode, Saren and Tiffany Sowby discuss where to push and where to step back when it comes to parenting teens and pre-teens. Alongside many examples from their experience, they offer some practical and simple advice.
How to Give Advice your Teen will Listen to – This post walks you through the process of creating a book of advice and support, written not just by parents but by other adults who have been influential in your child’s life.
Music from Creations by Michael R. Hicks
Audio editing by Christy Elder