One very important piece of the parenting puzzle is missing and has been since the beginning of time: An owner's manual. 
mom yelling at teen girl who is plugging her ears
Steps you can take to move you towards a deeper relationship with your teenager.
Four fun ways you can connect with your kids and learn more about them in the process.
No Swearing Sign
A simple two-step process to turn swears into something a little more.... acceptable.
Mother in kitchen sitting at table with daughter in the background
Six little words came tumbling out of her mouth: “I had sex and I like it.” 
When we focus on the grade instead of the outcome, we're making it all about us.
10 teacher-approved activities that will keep your kids' brains learning and growing over the summer.
For what it's worth, there is nothing in any parenting book that prepares you for this conversation.