Disrespectful Kids and Teens
We’ve all been there- or will be. Because kid’s brains are still developing, even during the teen years, they sometimes speak or act in a manner that we as parents would approve. “Disrespectful behavior is one of the inappropriate ways kids, especially teenagers, try to solve their problems. Kids can feel powerless in the face of rules and expectations, and talking back and showing disrespect is one way they try to take some power back.” How we react sets the tone for resolution and future conflicts.
Disrespectful Child or Teen? 5 Things Not to Do as a Parent
By Megan Devine LCPC