February 2023 ~ Raising any adolescent is a lesson in understanding, negotiating, and patience. This is a time of development and change for your teen where they are looking for a purpose, a sense of identity, self-worth and direction for their future. While this process of self-discovery is necessary for teens, it can also be a time when the parent / teen relationship can become tumultuous. Young people are also in the challenging process of navigating their social world. Friendships, dating, feeling connected and having a sense of belonging are a priority and important for positive wellbeing.
In this Snapshot we will share strategies to help you and your teen navigate some of the family and relationship conflicts that occur in adolescence.