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Are You Raising a Wise Teen?6513​We hear a lot about teens being "book smart" or "street smart."But how often do you hear about teenagers being "wise&quot...11/15/2019 8:55:09 PMJune 14th, 2018     By Father Steven Boes, President and National Executive Director, Boys Town Boys Town Model, Father Boes, Healthy Relationships, Parent-Child 835https://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
How to Effectively Tell Your Child “No”371316/16/2020 3:34:10 PMMake sure “No” is the answer you want to give When you say “No,” it is not a suggestion Adding volume is not the solution Saying “No” multiple times only dilutes its value 60https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
10 Signs Your Relationship Might Be Unhealthy7114The following signs are red flags that your relationship is not healthy for you and it may be time to reevaluate the relationship all together.4/30/2018 1:58:18 PMIf you answered “Yes” to some of the questions, then you may be in an unhealthy relationship Start taking steps toward identifying how to build healthy relationships, and visit 1379https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Following Instructions11806When you are given an instruction, you should: Look at the person who is talking. Show that you understand. (Say, "I understand,"...9/25/2017 3:33:07 PMWhen you are given an instruction, you should Look at the person who is talking Make sure you wait until the person is done talking before you do what is asked 2015https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
12-year-old son bullies his younger brother14164My 12-year-old son constantly bullies his 7-year-old brother. We've taken my older son to countless doctors, specialists and therapists, but nothing seems to work.1/15/2019 4:47:22 PMMy 12-year-old son constantly bullies his 7-year-old brother We've taken my older son to countless doctors, specialists and therapists, but nothing seems to work 564https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
What is an Appropriate Punishment for Cursing?14549 Question: My 11-year-old son started cursing about a week ago. When we confronted him, he admitted to it and said it started out of anger....9/15/2017 9:15:44 PMMy 11-year-old son started cursing about a week ago When we confronted him, he admitted to it and said it started out of anger He is a straight-A student and involved in many 2917https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
3 Things To Do If Your Child Leaves Home Without Permission11754​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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 11232https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
5 Steps to Maintaining - Or Regaining - Parental Authority with Teens11755​​​​​If you have an older child, you can't simply walk (or carry) him to time-out or physically confine him to his room when you have to give a con...9/22/2017 8:32:08 PMIf you have an older child, you can't simply walk (or carry) him to time-out or physically confine him to his room when you have to give a consequence for negative behavior like 1849https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Accentuate the Positive: Using Praise to Change Children’s Negative Behavior11756​The following ​is a Q&A with Boys Town Behavioral expert, Dr. Patricia Gisbert, on some of the most common questions parents have about using ...1/24/2019 9:51:05 PMThe following ​is a Q&A with Boys Town Behavioral expert, Dr. Patricia Gisbert, on some of the most common questions parents have about using praise with their younger children 3611https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Accepting Criticism: A Life Skill11759Most Tweens think they know everything, and it is often very difficult for them to accept criticism. Although you may find this frustrating, it is ...6/16/2017 1:00:40 AMMost Tweens think they know everything, and it is often very difficult for them to accept criticism Although you may find this frustrating, it is developmentally appropriate for a 3947https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx