There are three ways to use the new PKR:

  1. Browse and click on color-coded boxes that appear as if by magic as you scroll down.
  2. Click on a category for all the ParenTips under that particular category.
  3. Go to the Site Map (link) for an:
    • a) alphabetical list of all ParenTips.
    • b) A list of all 8 categories with every ParenTip in that category listed alphabetically.

Or mix and match! Have fun as you get the information you need!

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TEEN RESPONSIBILITY

When your teenager demands more freedom here is a check list to help both you and your teen determine whether there is enough RESPONSIBILITY to warrant that freedom.

A responsible teen:

  1. RESPECTS HIMSELF/HERSELF
  2. RESPECTS OTHERS
  3. HAS DEVELOPED A LOVE OF LEARNING
  4. HAS LEARNED SELF-CONTROL
  5. IS EMPATHIC
  6. IS DEVELOPING PRO-SOCIAL VALUES
  7. IS KIND
  8. STAYS IN SCHOOL
  9. DREAMS, PLANS, AND PREPARES FOR A FUTURE
  10. MAKES WISE CHOICES (MOST OF THE TIME!)
  11. FOLLOWS THE RULES AND OBEYS THE LAW
  12. DOES NOT HARM SELF OR OTHERS (no drugs, violence, or irresponsible sex)
  13. IS BUILDING A VALUE SYSTEM TO BECOME A PRODUCTIVE, INVOLVED CITIZEN
  14. HAS A SENSE OF COMMUNITY
  15. THINKS FOR HIMSELF/HERSELF

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