Over the past few days, I received a number of calls from parents who are (correctly) making adjustments in the culture of their homes, to accommodate a teenager of theirs who is going through a rough patch. And while they realize that this is the correct path to take, they are understandably worried about the message that sends to their other children.
My experiences in dealing with at-risk teens and their families have taught me that the message is an overwhelmingly positive one – that these parents love their children unconditionally.
Below are listed a few columns I’ve written on this subject. I hope you find them helpful.
Helping Your At-Risk Teen Get Back on Track "A"
Should Teenagers Contribute to Their Expenses
"Bad Friends" Interactive Parenting Column #59
Issue 188 - Response To: Should we keep our at-risk child at home?
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