A Toolbox of Tips for Parents of Teens and Tweens
In the workshop, Garrity cited real-life examples as a way to coach participants through some of the more common parent-teen dilemmas. She referenced a list of Toolbox Feeling Words from her book that gives parents and teens the vocabulary they need to communicate better. During part of the discussion, Garrity called up an image of a lady that can be viewed two ways to highlight the fact that parents and teens do not always see things the same way. Do you see the old lady, the young woman, or can you see the image both ways?
Garrity also pointed to the following resources: