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Parenting Your Teenager: The Foundations

Parenting a teenager can be both rewarding and challenging. Our videos discuss how different parenting styles impact the behaviour of your children and offers some suggestions on how to build relationships with your teen in order to improve communication so that they will be more open to your parental guidance. It’s a challenge we're glad to help you with.

  • Video #1: Parenting StylesVideo #1: Parenting Styles
    Parents that use a balanced parenting style generally have children that make better choices, accept responsibility, cope better with change, etc.
  • Video #2: Communication with TeenagersVideo #2: Communication with Teenagers
    Communicating can be challenging, but teens are significantly influenced by adults in their lives that are open and honest in their communication.
  • Video #3: Building Relationships with TeenagersVideo #3: Building Relationships with Teenagers
    Creating and maintaining a strong and positive relationship with your teen is important since it increases your ability to influence your teen when they come to you for guidance and support.

Health Connection

Call Health Connection to speak with a Public Health Nurse from the Middlesex-London Health Unit.

  • 519-663-5317 ext. 2280
  • Monday - Friday
  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Date of creation: July 17, 2013
Last modified on: March 2, 2016