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Best Answer Linda Bilyeu says
Amen, gf.....the younger we teach......the more their bright young minds can absorb. Self-confidence is a MUST!
Excellent response! Yes, it is important to help kids really get to know themselves, be proud of their strengths and know to work on the weaknesses....Parents need to understand, I think, that it's vital to "be present," and open to conversation.
Excellent! I like the way you think! If you can steer teens.....you've done a wonderful thing for them!
Mary Craig says
All you say is so true, Grandma.....and yes, I am interested in what others do to handle this issue. Why? Because of what I witness quite often, from teens of today. 2 grandchildren through this issue successfully...more on the way!! Prepare!!
Ann Carr says
annart....First things, first. No "problems". Your daughter has a "heads-up, & the opportunity to start NOW. Rx: open communication w/o anger or blame, more mother-child time and activities together, firm but loving feedback. Instill self-love.
Thank you so much; it's so good to know there's good advice in these wonderful hubpages! Enjoy your weekend! Ann
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duffsmom.....What did you say? Both of your children "seemed to be disgusted by the bad behavior of their peers," LARGELY BECAUSE OF YOUR INFLUENCE!...so you can be SURE! Great Job!!!