Showing posts from January, 2017

Guiding the 'Adolescent' journey ...

The water runs rough and deep here... Adolescence is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood. Is puberty inevitable a period of storm and stress? NO. It's not biologically determined. Social and cultural forces determine how well children adjust to this phase and how well the parent-child relationship change. The onus doesn't lie on the child alone. Parenting has to grow out of the 'baby-toddler-kiddo' mode to cater to the adolescent who is experiencing significant change biologically and psychologically. Do strong roots ensure your child will not SINK? COMMUNICATING AND COMMUNICATING ALL THAT WE CAN DO. ALL THAT CAN possibly make A DIFFERENCE. ENGAGE IN OPEN AND TWO-SIDED CONVERSATION You have heard this many times, but the fact remains that this is still the key. And this is still elusive in parent's behavior due to cultural forces and socie