So, check it. Having teenagers is a tricky time in parenthood. They become a little distant in an oddly close way. Their attitudinal mood swings are unpredictable, their emotions are haywire and so are their hormones. If this is your first rodeo with teenagers, you feel just as much as a newbie as the day you brought home your first child. Rightfully so though, you have never experienced any of the teen stuff and the child you thought you were raising to be a great person, somehow has flipped the switch on you, leaving you ready to go grab that same...Yeah you get the idea.
Although this time is rough for parents we must remember it's tough for the child too, especially during this digital age. Our children are faced with bullying that exceeds the four walls of the school building, making its way to the worldwide web leaving children feeling betrayed, an intense amount of embarrassment and insurmountable pressures. Teens today have it really hard and as parents, we are left picking up the pieces to an ungrateful young humans that treat us like a second class citizen. It's time to DATE AGAIN and RECONNECT