This was the post that brought so many people to my blog…introduced me to boy-moms all over the world, gave me a platform to write and speak and start a podcast. This post, quite literally, changed my life. And many of YOU helped make that happen.
Tantrums, defiance, moodiness, intense emotions, impulsive and reckless conduct. Sometimes it may be hard to believe, but no, your teenager is not an alien being from a distant planet. Your teen may be taller than you and seem mature in some respects, but often they are simply unable to think things through on an adult level.
Her post has blown up and I've been seeing people post it on twitter and facebook that I know don't even know Kate. I love that it's happening and it inspired me to come up with a list of my own directed toward boys. So thank you Kate for inspiring me.
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You've lived through 2 a. So why is the word "teenager" causing you so much worry? When you consider that the teen years are a period of intense growth, not only physically but emotionally and intellectually, it's understandable that it's a time of confusion and upheaval for many families.
If you have a tween or teen son, you probably feel a bit beaten up from time to time. Raising children is a stretching task no matter what their ages but parenting teenage boys is a whole different ballgame than when they were younger. Parents and teens alike can struggle during this season of life.
We have three boys and one little girl. Last week, we were talking about the things that no one tells you about parenting a teenage boy. I learned several years ago that those years between being a boy and being a man are the important ones.
Jump to navigation. Eat less junk food and work out more. I would tell myself to pick up a musical instrument during my free time.
Good advice for teenage boys often comes from fathers, teachers, mentors and role models. These are the people you look up as an example of the person you aspire to be in your own life. Whether you're seeking boys' advice about teen love, school, sports or everyday wisdom, there are answers out there.
For a lot of reasons, boys are a truly lovable but entirely different species. I frequently wonder how in the world I can figure out this man-child person living in my house. It has pretty much always been a weird struggle to get my son to do things like, actually wash in the bath, rub his toothbrush on his teeth, and sleep at bedtime.