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Teens keep us on our toes

Teens keep us on our toes

Posted on 30. Sep, 2009 by gilly in READ

There’s nothing like living with a teenager to keep you alert and flexible. If learning to parent is like building a ship at sea, parenting a teen takes even that to new levels. In ways you’d never have imagined. When your parenting tools are called into question daily, you can’t rely on what worked last week, recalibrate in real time and…with savvy. Think on your feet, be wise and self-confident. Easy right? I shared this mulling in the October issue of Belgian ELLE (in French, sorry). Teens, my experience is with girls only so far, have the innate capacity to keep us awake, versatile agile. In short: young. All while aging us prematurely. Have a look…

2 Responses to “Teens keep us on our toes”

  1. nirmala

    14. Jan, 2010

    i know it’s still early for me….but any chance to have this article translated in english? would love to have some insights for the parentology workshop:-)

  2. admin

    12. Jan, 2010

    Hello Gilly,

    great article and so true !

    Best, Andrea

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