QUESTION: Back to school, here we go. I already see a difference in my 14-year-old sons’ attitude, what should I do? Mary – Tallahassee, FL
ANSWER: Well Mary, you should be concerned when you see an attitude change in your son. Good catch. Teenagers have a lot of different emotions and getting to the bottom of WHY your sons’ attitude has changed is the key. Is he being bullied, in a gang, using drugs, in tough classes, have an ineffective teacher, is he jealous of others, or is it something at home? As you can see, there are a number of things that can be wrong. The key is to COMMUNICATE in the right way.
When I do my private programs I usually find that most families don’t communicate well. Take time every day to sit down and speak with your son. Have dinner together and when you can’t, (That is the norm in today’s world because of work, schedules, after school activities, etc.) make sure you Read More