Do you feel you don’t bond well enough with your teens?
Do you feel you are at loggerheads with your teens often? You are not alone.
At this age, they feel you think they are wrong all the time. And as parents raising teens, you feel they think “you just don’t get it!”
The first step is to find common interests. “Connection before correction”, say experts and I can’t agree more! To find common ground make sure you bond with them on things that concern both of you. It could be going to the movies together. Playing a game of Scrabbles at night. Or even watching reels on Instagram together!
As millennial parents, we need to take an interest in what our teens want to consume and create online. Digital is the way to go for our children. We share 5 tips in this video to win your teen’s trust and to bond better with them through the online world.
📱Take the first step by understanding their digital usage to bond better with them.
📱Show them you care- with what they do online.
📱Take an interest. Make them feel valued.
I found the Parental Supervision Tools on Instagram useful to safeguard my children while still giving them the wings to fly and empower themselves. Click on the link below to read more about them.
Tell us in the comments below how you bond with your teens over Instagram.