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5 Tips To Help You Build A Stronger Relationship With Your Teen!

Itโ€™s time for a #ParentingTipTuesday! ๐Ÿ’กโฃ
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One of the most important things you can do as a parent, is build and maintain a positive relationship with your child. Teens feel strong relationship bonds when they see their parents not only love them – but also like them!โฃ
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๐’๐จ, ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐Ÿ“ ๐ญ๐ข๐ฉ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ก๐ž๐ฅ๐ฉ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐›๐ฎ๐ข๐ฅ๐ ๐š ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐จ๐ง๐ ๐ž๐ซ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ๐ก๐ข๐ฉ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ž๐ž๐ง!๐Ÿ‘‡โฃ
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1๏ธโƒฃ. ๐˜ˆ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜บ โ€œ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆโ€ – Teens feel loved and valued when we spend time with them. Itโ€™s hard to have a decent relationship with someone you rarely see! โฃ
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2๏ธโƒฃ. ๐˜ˆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฌ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ – In addition to daily conversations, set aside a longer time on weekends to stay in touch and connect on a deeper level. It could be a game night or dinner together!โฃ
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3๏ธโƒฃ. ๐˜‹๐˜ฐ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ง๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ – Ask them what they enjoy doing, and go do those things together!โฃ
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4๏ธโƒฃ. ๐˜–๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฎ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ – Make sure your teen feels heard, no matter what the topic is, or how you feel about it initially. Once youโ€™ve heard them, you can share your thoughts and feelings as well. โฃ
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5๏ธโƒฃ. ๐˜š๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ด – Make sure we are not sacrificing our childrenโ€™s future for our present concerns. Special events could include: sporting events, school assemblies, parent-teen activities, performances, etc. โฃ
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We know parenting a teen can be rough at times, but as your teens grows and learns – so can you! Which tip can you improve upon? 1๏ธโƒฃ-5๏ธโƒฃ?

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