HomeWord’s Good Advice Parent Newsletter – October 2014

20 Rules for Parenting Adolescents
by Jim Burns

The season of adolescence can be just as tough on parents as it its on the kids. Here’s help to make the journey smoother.  Read >>

Is Halloween a Trick or a Treat?
by Jim Liebelt

Should Christian parents allow their kids to celebrate Halloween or not, given the wide and varied beliefs held by those in the Christian faith community? Read >>

10 Thoughts on Using Consequences
by Doug Fields

Consequences are a necessary tool in parents’ toolkits and should be used to teach teenagers to become responsible and to make good decisions.  Read >>

Adolescent Research: More Structure for Kids Stunts Their Development

New research indicates that adults’ constant hovering over kids stunts the development they need to one-day function as independent adults. Read >>