What do you know about teens and communication?
Take a 9-question quiz and find out.
Real Voices and Expert Advice
Select a video from the menu to find out what parents and teens think about communication and get expert advice on parenting teens.
REAL VOICES: What can hurt a parent-teen relationship?
EXPERT ADVICE A: How to avoid yelling and tuning out
EXPERT ADVICE B: How to repair a hurt parent-teen relationship
REAL VOICES: What can help a parent-teen relationship?
EXPERT ADVICE: How to improve a parent-teen relationship
Connecting with Each Other
REAL VOICES: What’s easy or difficult for parents and teens to talk about?
EXPERT ADVICE A: How to make communicating easier
EXPERT ADVICE B: How to talk about topics like sex and substance abuse
EXPERT ADVICE C: What to do if you suspect your teen is drinking or doing drugs
When Teens Are Rude
REAL VOICES: How can teens be rude to their parents?
EXPERT ADVICE A: How to understand a teen’s rudeness
EXPERT ADVICE B: What to do when your teen is rude
REAL VOICES: What parenting styles are used in your family?
EXPERT ADVICE: How to make different parenting styles work
Teens and Communication
EXPERT ADVICE: What should parents know about communicating with teens?
How can parents and teens connect when it comes to communication? Select a topic and get talking!
EXPERT ADVICE: How to get talking with your teen
GET TALKING: Have you ever said or done something you regretted?
GET TALKING: What do you wish you could talk about together?
Make a Plan
Use this simple tool to plan ahead for conflicts about communication.