What do you know about teens and independence?
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 independence and get expert advice raising teenagers.
Independence vs. Safety
REAL VOICES: How does independence change as kids become teens?
EXPERT ADVICE: How to balance teen independence and safety
REAL VOICES: What’s the hardest thing about being a teen or raising one?
EXPERT ADVICE A: How to stop stressing out about being the perfect parent
EXPERT ADVICE B: How to help a stressed-out teen
Privacy vs. Connection
REAL VOICES: How much privacy should parents give teens?
EXPERT ADVICE: How to give teens space and still connect
Teens and Independence
EXPERT ADVICE: What should parents know about teens and independence?
How can parents and teens connect when it comes to independence? Select a topic and get talking!
EXPERT ADVICE: How to get talking with your teen
GET TALKING: How much independence should teens get?
GET TALKING: How can we trust each other more?
Make a Plan
Use this simple tool to plan ahead for conflicts that happen around independence.