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High School Parent
High School: The learning period between Middle School and College.
You made it through the troubling times of Middle School and now you must face the challenges of High School. High School students are a challenging lot. They are wanting to be full adults but don't have the maturity and knowledge necessary for success in this complex world. During this time they will fill their house with new furniture as they bring in new ideas and viewpoint that at times can be confusing and frustrating. Be there for them, talk to them and try to understanding the rapid changes that will come.
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Parenting: What Really Counts?

By Susan Golombok

Practical Wisdom for Parents: Raising Self-Confident Children in the ...

By Nancy Schulman, Ellen Birnbaum

Raising Great Kids for Parents of Preschoolers: A Comprehensive Guide to ...

By Henry Cloud, John Townsend

The Mother of All Parenting Books: The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Happy ...

By Ann Douglas

Raising Your Child: The Complete Illustrated Guide: A Parenting Timeline of ...

By Jen Meyers, Jamie Loehr M.D.
Advice and Tips
1. This is the stage in your child in which he or she has to make decisions that will affect him or her for the rest of their lives. Bear inmind that what they say or do today maybe different than what they say or do tomorrow.
2. Be there for them for this is a time inwhich emotions can run wild so be patient.
3. Watch for changes in friends, patterns of behavior, clothing, hygiene and activities, they are all outward signs in what is going on inside their minds.
4. Set reasonable rules, restrictions and expectations. They may complain but in reality they thrive on understanding where their place is in the family.
5. Don't let modern technology or social networking dominate their lives. Give them a variety of experiences that will enrich their experiences.
6. Work with them on the dreams and hopes for what they are to do after graduation. Not all students are ment to go to college. Some really want to work with their hands and minds outside of a college or university,.