Have things become so difficult with your teen that you’re considering sending him to a boot camp? You’re not alone; many people first find Empowering Parents and The Total Transformation Program when they are searching the web or information on behavioral boot camps for teens. It’s not unusual to reach the point where you consider sending your child away, especially when he starts to exhibit difficult behaviors that are hard to deal with, but I’d like to propose some alternatives that can work better for you and your child.
Summer vacation. This favorite time of the year for kids is often the most stressful time of the year for parents. Whether your child is off for three full months or attends year-round school, if he is oppositional or defiant, you’ve probably learned to dread school breaks. Here are the top concerns we hear from parents and some tips on how to prevent the summer “break” from turning into a summer “breakdown.”
As a parent, you have probably heard a lot about the importance of children having high self-esteem; and there is no doubt that you want your child to grow up feeling good about himself, no matter what happens in life. A critical part of supporting your child in developing healthy self-esteem is to become an …