Sue Scheff: Loving your kids is easy. Parenting teenagers is hard!

Wow – if that title doesn’t ring true!  We will always love our children, but we certainly don’t have to like their actions – which brings us to parenting teens is not easy.  I am sure there are some parents that have teens that don’t give them some sort of stress, but I believe all parents must go through at least once that they feel they are at their wit’s end.

DVDs4ParentsConnect with Kids is a website full of educational articles, video streams, DVD’s, and more.  They do offer DVD’s for purchase – and offers you to build your own library.  Read on!  Also visit www.connectwithkids.com and read their fantastic parenting articles, from toddlers to teens – they have it all!

Loving your kids is easy. Parenting teenagers is hard.

Parents today face very real and sometimes frightening concerns about their children’s lives. As they get older, your kids have their own interests, problems, even their own language. So what’s the key to parenting?

You could buy a book…but your child probably won’t read it. You could search the Internet for advice, and ask other parents. Those are good options, but there’s one that’s even better for parenting teenagers: reality-based DVDs for kids and parents to watch and learn together. Parents don’t typically think of buying a DVD to help them with the issues their children or a problem teenager faces, but this is powerful positive television programming produced by the Emmy® award-winning Connect With Kids team.

Build Your Own Library

We have a complete library of half-hour programs devoted to parenting teenagers and kids, all related to social, emotional and physical health. These aren’t lectures or scare tactics strictly about how to deal with a problem teenager; they’re true stories of real kids facing issues like drugs, drinking, STDs, obesity, racism, peer pressure, body image, bullying, and more.

These powerful stories are unscripted, unrehearsed and told in kids’ own words, so your children will easily relate to them without feeling defensive, embarrassed, pressured or talked down to. The kids’ stories are supported with interviews and advice from leading child specialists, health experts, educators and counselors.

Watching together is a great way to start talking with your kids. Each 30-minute video comes with a Viewing Guide with facts, suggested conversation starters and professional advice. To order, visit our products page.

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