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Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Teenage son’s summer activities 176993 Question: It is summer vacation. How many nights a week is it reasonable for my 17- year-old son to go out? Is two nights a week appropria...9/15/2017 9:15:41 PMHow many nights a week is it reasonable for my 17- year-old son to go out Is two nights a week appropriate or too strict He works part-time and completes all of his chores he is 873https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | 3 Things To Do If Your Child Leaves Home Without Permission 177995​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​As a parent, it is your responsibility to ensure your child’s safety.  So, remember to build parental authority. I...9/20/2017 1:47:40 PMAs a parent, it is your responsibility to ensure your child’s safety So, remember to build parental ​​authority If your child leaves home without permission, he is technically a 12791https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Consequences for Teens 178053​This information is included in our Guide to Parenting Teens. Click here to see the rest of the guide. Many parents feel that it is impossible...8/25/2018 12:40:02 AMThis information is included in our Guide to Parenting Teens Click here to see the rest of the guide Many parents feel that it is impossible to use consequences with their teenagers 3414https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Mall safety 176859 Question: My 13-year-old daughter wants to hang out with her friends at the mall on a summer weekday evening. She has a cell phone and is ...9/15/2017 9:15:32 PMMy 13-year-old daughter wants to hang out with her friends at the mall on a summer weekday evening She has a cell phone and is a good student But I feel that dropping a child off at 544https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | 17-Year-Old Stepson Engaging in Illegal Activities 176681 Question: I am the stepmother of a 17-year-old boy who has been living with my husband and I for two years. Prior to this, he lived with h...9/15/2017 9:15:19 PMI am the stepmother of a 17-year-old boy who has been living with my husband and I for two years Prior to this, he lived with his mother and then his grandmother 1255https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | 15-Year-Old Son Failing School and Becoming Aggressive with Mother 176675 Question: My 15-year-old son is failing many of his classes and does not care. When his teachers offer to help him make up missed work aft...9/15/2017 9:15:19 PMMy 15-year-old son is failing many of his classes and does not care When his teachers offer to help him make up missed work after school, he doesn’t show up.  I have been in 1536https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Consequences That Fit 178054 If your Tween exhibits behavior that threatens his or her safety or affects the whole family, what can you do to handle the situation effectively...8/25/2018 12:40:10 AMIf your Tween exhibits behavior that threatens his or her safety or affects the whole family, what can you do to handle the situation effectively First, seek immediate help if the 972https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Monitoring Your Teen's Whereabouts 178195Monitoring your teen's activities means knowing where he or she is, whom he or she is with, what he or she is doing, and when he or she will be hom...4/30/2018 4:51:50 PMMonitoring your teen's activities means knowing where he or she is, whom he or she is with, what he or she is doing, and when he or she will be home Teach your teen to tell you 1277https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Threatens to Run Away 177006 Question: My 17-year-old son threatens to run away, is verbally abusive, destroys property and is manipulative. I have two younger childre...8/25/2018 12:29:38 AMMy 17-year-old son threatens to run away, is verbally abusive, destroys property and is manipulative I have two younger children at home, and I have difficulty focusing on them 1267https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | My Daughter is Completely Out of My Control 176874My daughter is completely out of my control. I’ve tried taking away all her privileges, assigning extra chores, grounding, and taking away all friend privileges, but nothing seems to work. 8/25/2018 12:28:07 AMI've tried taking away all her privileges, assigning extra chores, grounding, and taking away all friend privileges, but nothing seems to work I've talked to her a hundred times 366https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx