Parenting Pre-Teens And Teens


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girl-top-1If you have a teenager do you feel confused or tested on a regular basis? Do you feel like you are losing the ability to influence your child’s decisions at this very important time in their life?

Teenage years are difficult for both you and your child. Understanding, education and the development of skills is necessary to assist your child at this critical crossroads that can affect their lives for many years ahead.

Tom Palermo, Executive Director of Positive Parenting, will present a workshop on parenting pre-teens and teens on Thursday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Verona Community Center, 880 Bloomfield Avenue. Palermo will address such topics as:

  • Why Teenagers Do What They do?
  • Understanding your Child’s Struggle with Independence and Identity
  • Ways to Assist Your Child in Developing Their Own Values
  • Realistic Expectations When Raising Your Teen
  • How to Avoid Taking Your Child’s Behavior Personally
  • Strategies to Talk with Your Teen and Stay informed
  • Techniques for Strengthening Your Relationship to Reduce External Risks
  • Practical Dos and Don’ts of Parenting a Teen

If you are interested in attending this program you must pre-register online at

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