Surefire Ways to Turn OFF Your Teen

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Surefire Ways to Turn OFF Your Teen Talking with an adolescent can be like walking through a minefield. At any moment you could be asking what you thought was a simple, sincere question only to find it triggering an explosive response. You know that communication keeps you connected to your child, but it often seems to backfire because of the type of questions asked. Research proves our instincts: The number one antidote to risky-kid behavior is a strong relationship with a parent. Believe it or not our kids even like us and want us in their lives! (Really!!!!) A recent Girl Scout of America survey found that tween girls want their moms even more involved in their lives. The trick is how to stay involved the right way so we don’t turn them off, they do want to come to us and we can be a sounding board to help them wade through tough issues. Watch out! The biggest turn off (according to tweens and teens) is often how we pose our questions. 7 Deadly Questions to Never Ask an Adolescent (Unless you want a guaranteed turn off) Here are seven things you should avoid asking an adolescent because they are guaranteed to be big “turn offs.” Learn how to pose those trickier questions another way so you’re more likely to get a better response from your kid (or at least keep her standing in the same room with you). DEADLY QUESTION 1: “So, how was your day?”
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