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How To Get Through To Your Teenager
Is your adolescent child refusing to talk to you? Does he avert his eyes or walk out of the room when you try to get his attention? If so, this is a common side effect of growing up, and will pass with time. But you will need to get through to him in the meantime, to preserve the bond between you and support him as necessary, and also for practical reasons, like finding out if he's going to be around for dinner.
Single parenting is challenging enough without the added stress of feeling isolated at your kid's school events. You and your kids are both exposed daily to a world where 2 parents are the norm. Even with the many changing traditions in modern societies, single parents are still in the outlying minority. Do not let this be a discouraging factor when it comes to getting involved in your child's school activities. There are some subtle ways to make life a little easier for the entire family.
Edited by Theodor Rebarber
Helping Your Child Learn Responsible Behavior with activities for children

Our children deserve to learn important lessons from us and to acquire important habits with our help. They need help in learning what matters to us. We want our children to grow up to be responsible adults. We want them to learn to feel, think, and act with respect for themselves and for other people. We want them to pursue their own well-being, while also being considerate of the needs and feelings of others.