That said, setting and enforcing rules is not a cake walk.Nevertheless, parents should have a list of house rules for teenagers to develop positive personal traits and values.By Julie Baumgardner A young mom was talking with her 8-year-old daughter about her day at school when the daughter revealed she had a boyfriend.Mom, in her infinite wisdom said, “You are really too young to have a boyfriend. Knowing this limitation eliminates verbal boxing matches. Unlike the singing talent show, we don't eliminate our sons or daughters. We remember their dreams, cheering their wins and comforting their losses. Each week one or more contestants are sent home until the last two compete in the finale.
They choose the secret weapon called ‘house rules for teens’. And, so, we have also come up with some tips to make your teen stick to the house rules.The world wants to define dating for your teenager.Satan bombards her with images of "normal relationships" that contradict God's Word.Regardless of their performance, our sons and daughters need to know we love them — unconditionally. When your daughter messes up by getting a speeding ticket, support her. Because you can comfort and guide her through her mistake. As they demonstrate responsibility, allow more freedom. Boundaries include saying yes and no, just as doors are made to be opened and closed. Sometimes trying to survive activities during the school year turns into . Rather than fighting over schedules to exhaustion, decide beforehand. Until then, let's challenge them to take risks, work hard and dream big. Unlike fully matured adults, teenagers need guidance to stay on their path and not stray into dangerous territories.