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Parent of teens? Here are 6 ways to thrive during the teenage years

If you’re a parent of teens, you know how tricky life can get at this stage.

The teenage years are said to be the hardest for parenting. Up until then, mom and dad pretty much have ultimate control. But as kids grow up, they get more independent, and parents have to learn to pivot.

Studio 5 Parenting Contributor Heather Johnson shares six ways to thrive as a parent of teenagers. She shares why to go easy on the consequences, and why communication is especially key at this age.

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