It may be hard to believe, but teens still want to stay connected to parents

Here's how you can keep the child-parent connection alive and healthy

12 May 2019 - 00:00 By claire keeton

I've never read parenting books. On the way to hospital to give birth, I scanned a book about what was involved - and was glad I hadn't before. But that baby, now a fine kid, will be 13 this month and will go through a seismic shift in brain and body development, demanding a corresponding shift in parenting.

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