All posts by : Niki Moss Simpson

  • 10 things your teen wants you to know (kinda)

    “Stop trying to fix their stuff for them, count to ten, breathe & let them find their own solutions. When you focus on what’s ‘wrong’, even if your intentions are well meaning, it can make them feel that something is wrong with them. If it’s not dangerous, life threatening or a legal or safety issue, step back and offer a comment of support rather than a fix.” Read on for more about how parents can negotiate the teen years.