Aside from housing, feeding and clothing you, is there a place for parents in your lives? How involved do you want them to be? How involved do you think they should be? What do you want from your parents and how can you communicate this to them?
For parents of teens, it's always a juggling act. When and how should you be supportive? When should you apply the brakes? When should you just close your eyes and hope that your kid is well prepared to do the right thing? This is the scary part of being a parent.
An open discussion for both teens and parents!
What are meals like at your home? Is a time of sharing and strengthening of family bonds or is it more "grab and growl" alone with everyone on the go?
I'm sure we've all seen articles such as these about MySpace and other social networking sites. It's all over the news, and people are bombarded with news of internet predators. The Internet can be a dangerous place for teens if proper caution isn't taken. This certainly isn't all propaganda. Parents should know what their kids are up to, but where do you draw the line?
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