“As another school year is winding down, many of us have welcomed our sons and daughters home from college. Whether your college kid’s home for just the summer or they are moving back in after graduating, everyone in the household will need to make adjustments. Previously established family routines may require some tweaks or even a full overhaul.
Your teen may be living under your roof again, but you need to treat them like the young adult they are, not the child they were.
The line between where parental authority ends and your teen’s autonomy begins has shifted, creating tension as your household is figuring out how to live together once again. So how should you reengage with your teen with a healthy dose of parental authority while still respecting their developing independence? You can release some of this tension by applying a number of tried-and-true approaches.”
Read the article featured on YourTango!
“8 Simple Ways To Make Your College Kid’s Transition Home Easier — On Everyone”
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