Everyone knows that parenting today involves so much more attention than years earlier. Whether it is the technology, sex life starting younger, entitlement issues or even the increasing numbers teenagers turning to substance abuse to relieve their stress. Parents having stress is understandable. Stress of making the rent payment, mortgage, car, jobs, etc… Teens shouldn’t be experiencing the stress levels that seem to be growing. Does it have to do with peer pressure, bullying, cyberbullying? Stress of getting those straight A’s as colleges are getting very competitive? Dr. Michele Borba, Parenting Expert and author of over 26 books on parenting, has created a hot-list for parents with 9-quick-tips to help turn your troubled teen into a teen that believes in themselves and wants to achieve in life – without using drugs!
Tips for Parents of Troubled Teens:
1. Get savvy. Please don’t use a “Not my kid” kind of attitude. Forget the “He’s too young” or “Not my daughter!” attitude as well. Teen drinking and