Do you have a child between the ages of 17 and 23 living with you? If you're in constant conflict with an older child over everything from curfews (should they have one or shouldn’t they?) to getting a job to alcohol use, James Lehman offers advice on how to set reasonable limits, and how to coach your child to responsibility and independence. (Part 1 of a 3 part series.)
Many parents today are faced with a dilemma: How do I support my adult child in becoming independent? Do I let my adult child live in my home while he or she struggles to find a job? These parents think, “The economy is bad…maybe there really are no jobs out there.
EP’s Elisabeth Wilkins lost her brave, optimistic battle with cancer last week. She loved supporting people on their parenting journey and we will continue to do so for you, for ourselves and for Beth. “There’s nothing more important in this life than love.” These were the words Empowering Parents Editor Elisabeth Wilkins left with us …