QUESTIONS PARENTS ASK ABOUT THEIR TEENS
Discovery's Student Ministry is committed to helping parents raise their teens. The following pages
will give tips and resources to help parents and students enjoy these transforming years.
Here are some commonly asked questions by parents concerning their Teens:
Teen Privacy: Should parents inspect their teen's bedroom?
Sibling Rivalries: How should parents deal with squabbling brothers and sisters?
The Messy Bedroom: Should parents insist that bedrooms be clean?
Teen Dating: Should parents allow their daughter to date someone they don't approve of?
Drug Abuse: How should parents respond when their teenager is found to be using drugs?
Parents' Past: Should parents reveal to their children their own bad behavior as teens?
Blended Families: How should parents prioritize their relationships in a second marriage?
Grown Children: What kind of relationship is reasonable with adult children still living at home?
Choosing Friends: What can I do help my teenager avoid bad friendship choices?
Chores and Responsbilities: What can I do to motivate my teenager to do them?
Teens and T.V.: Should our teenager have his or her own TV?
Mothering: Am I doing too much for my 12-year-old son?
Consequences: My daughter hates me for grounding her.
Rude 18-year old: Our son keeps hassling his younger sister.
Church Attendance: Our daughter no longer wants to attend church or youth group. Should we force her to go?
If you would like information on any of the following books: Drug Proof Your Kids, By Stephen Arterburn and Jim Burns. Surviving Adolescence, By Jim Burns. Getting Ready For The Guy Girl Thing, By Greg Johnson and Susie Shellenberger, contact Brian Doyle (924-5002) Director of Student Ministries.
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