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He gets frustrated with homework, and then completely shuts down. How can I get him to care? If there are year-old boys out there who care about their grades, I have never met them.
Like my mother and all mothers before me, I have the privilege of being the perpetual lesson distributor of the house. I adore my children and would take a bullet for them. But they exhaust me.
Know any teen boys who do just enough to get by? Who have time for YouTube but not homework or household chores? Who aren't in real trouble, just disengaged? Parental concern that manifests as nagging does not help.
Tantrums, defiance, moodiness, intense emotions, impulsive and reckless conduct. Sometimes it may be hard to believe, but no, your teenager is not an alien being from a distant planet. Your teen may be taller than you and seem mature in some respects, but often they are simply unable to think things through on an adult level.
I hate football. And I really hate Super Bowl Sunday. It was February 4,shortly after the Indianapolis Colts beat the Chicago Bears, when three policemen knocked on the front doors of Buffalo Wild Wings, where I worked.
My not so little anymore boy is entering the teenage world of voice changes, growth spurts, awkward jokes, and attitude adjustments. I wish I could slow it all down, but all the giant shoes I keep tripping over every time I walk in the house tell me there is no denying it. Those are such beautiful moments in our lives.
Dear parent coaching :. My teenage son is a basement vampire. I have a problem with my 14 year old son and have not read anything similar about this on other blogs. He only wants to stay at home, play video games and be with his dad and me.
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Verified by Psychology Today. Hope for Relationships. Have you ever sat down to have a conversation with your teenage son, and after minutes of slouching body posture, endless fidgeting, blank stares, and grunting responses, found yourself frustrated, enraged and eventually screaming? Teens are notoriously uncommunicative with their parents, and men have never championed verbal communication.