YOU CAN’T PUT THEM IN TIME-OUT. YOU CAN’T TAKE AWAY THEIR CAR KEYS.


Once children reach the age of 10 or so, they begin to change. Not so much physically (that’ll come later) but rather in their attitudes and interests, which start edging closer to those of an adult — with their own preteen spin. This usually requires parents to rethink and retool their approach to how they address and discipline their children’s behaviors.

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The parenting experts at Boys Town have developed this email series to help you better understand your tween and provide valuable advice on how to use skill-teaching, role-play practices, and positive and negative consequences to effectively discipline your tween. We’ll also offer tips for setting appropriate boundaries and clear expectations, so everyone is on the same page when it comes to behavior issues.

Each week, you’ll receive information and advice about tween issues and discipline, as well as a teaching activity and a social skill that you and your child can work on together to strengthen your relationship.

Here are some of the lessons we’ll cover:

  • Dealing with Defiance
  • Peer Pressure
  • Setting Expectations and Boundaries
  • Positive Consequences

Here is what parent's who have experienced the email series already are saying about it:

"Everything about the series was fantastic and informative. I love the teaching activities that went along with the information."

"Any information on raising tweens by a reputable source is gold!"

"Very informative and creative help with disciplinary issues. Started seeing positive results rather quickly."

"Although my son is a very well behaved tween, this series gave me tools to use that I may need in the future and also gave me insight into his thought process and possible motives for his behavior. Thank you for making this series available!"

"These topics were spot on with what I have been dealing with my tween. I have gained much insightful information in such a short amount of time."


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So, how can you effectively discipline your tween? 

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