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TEENS, SCHOOL, AND WORK - Parenting with All the Pieces

parentingwithallthepieces.typepad.com — “Teens have a tendency to get so busy with all of their activities that they frequently do not think about how to manage their time so that they can focus on school and also focus on working. How do we help teens with finding the right balance. I think the first emphasis that parents should make for their teens is that SCHOOL is their main job at this time. The task for the teen is to learn and prepare himself for higher education or work after he has finished high school. Teens who get off-balanView full resource at parentingwithallthepieces.typepad.com

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TEENAGERS, MONEY, CHORES AND JOBS - Parenting with All the Pieces

parentingwithallthepieces.typepad.com — “Summer is just around the corner and teenagers are going to be out for the summer. It seems like a good time to start talking about these things. Let's start with summer jobs. I see lots of teenagers and they seem to divide into two camps; those that are industrious and want a summer job and those that emphatically do not. I am always surprised to hear someone say to me this is my summer vacation I don't have to do anything I don't want to do. How have we created this? I believe that teenagers nView full resource at parentingwithallthepieces.typepad.com

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FAMILY WEEKEND CHALLENGE - Parenting with All the Pieces

parentingwithallthepieces.typepad.com — “We have been posting about working with your teen to start thinking and planning on summer. Spend some time this weekend talking with your teen about his thoughts about summer as a way to start the conversation. Dr. DebraView full resource at parentingwithallthepieces.typepad.com

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ISN'T EVERYTHING SUPPOSED TO BE FUN? - Parenting with All the Pieces

parentingwithallthepieces.typepad.com — “Today I was talking to a teenager who has not been going to school regularly. She started talking to me about her day when she skips school. In talking to her, she discussed how school is "boring." After further discussion, she told me that I did not understand that "everything I do is supposed to be fun." What has happened with our teens? I find that many of them see work as something "horrible" to do. Of course, I don't think any of us remember enjoying schoolworkView full resource at parentingwithallthepieces.typepad.com

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