Teenage rebellion and dating
feedings, toddler temper tantrums, and the back-to-school blues.
So why is the word "teenager" causing you so much worry?
Although it may be the case for some kids and this representative of most teens.
But the primary goal of the teen years is to achieve independence.
They're starting to separate from mom and dad and become more independent.
Ask why your teen wants to dress or look a certain way and try to understand how your teen is feeling.
You also might want to discuss how others might perceive them if they look different — help your teen understand how he or she might be viewed.
When you consider that the teen years are a period of intense growth, not only physically but emotionally and intellectually, it's understandable that it's a time of confusion and upheaval for many families.
Despite some adults' negative perceptions about teens, they are often energetic, thoughtful, and idealistic, with a deep interest in what's fair and right.