Parents of Teenagers are always worried about tackling the hormonal changes which their child suddenly starts going though. Teenage is a period of intense growth physically, mentally, emotionally and intellectually as well and kids are often always confused and show weird behavior which worries the parents.
It is important for you to be friends with your child in this phase instead of getting strict with them because of their changing behavior. Below given are some tips which will help you handling your child when they are having teenage issues:
You can do this by reading books about teenage behavior and think back about your own teenage years and the way you used to think and behave in those years. Remember your struggles with different things and the way your mood swings used to function. Expect some mood changes and be okay with it rather than scolding your children for their rebellious behavior. Let your kids get matured as individuals.
Talk to your Kids
Talk to your kids and try to find out if they are facing any specific issues, may be related to menstruation, wet dreams, changes in physical appearance, acne and other questions about growing up. Do not overload them with information at once, but make sure that you understand what exactly is troubling them.
Put yourself in their Place
Let your children know that you are always there to help them whenever they face issues. As parents, understand that mood swings are an important part of growing up and teenage years and do not scold them when they show different behavioral patterns.
Do not Object a Lot
When kids are going through their teenage, they would want to get their hair colored, paint their fingernails black or wear funky clothes and accessories. Let them do it and do not object unless the matter is very serious as this will at least help your children become less rebellious and you would know what they are doing. Restricting them would cause them getting more against you and getting vulnerable to drugs and alcohol.
Give them Tips
Your kids would want to style themselves more or dress themselves up in these years. You as parents can help them deciding on what to wear, how to style themselves and probably give them some makeup and grooming tips so that they can gain confidence about themselves and not face rejection by other teenagers.