Today's Tip for Families

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12-02-2022

Support Your Teen's Independence—Safely

Think back to when your child learned to walk. With new independence, your child probably wanted to explore everything—and you probably worried that would lead to trouble.

Now that your child is a teenager, you may both feel this way again. Teens are eager to become independent, while parents want to keep them safe. It's important to discourage dangerous behavior. But you can also encourage healthy ways to explore.

To support appropriate independence:


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