Turning Teens into Successful Adults

Pssst, want to know the trick to turning your teen into a successful adult? You first need to know something that research has proven time and time again: teens see themselves through their parents’ eyes. No, they can’t actually get into your brain, but they pick up on the silent and not-so-silent signals you send them. And you can use this fact to your advantage. How? See teens in the best light possible so teens know that they’re capable of being their best selves. Use this trick to help your teen answer that vital question: “Who am I?”

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About Melissa Ford

Melissa Ford is the senior strategist at Women Online. As a writer, she covers a diverse range of topics including education, health, technology, and parenting. She is also the mother of amazing twin teens.

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