My son is almost 15. The last time he made me laugh he was putting on a foreign accent which was spot on! Parenting has become more stressful for me lately as my son exerts his independence and I have been managing this by seeking support from others (work colleagues, school supports and reading about how other parents cope. I must admit, i am really doubting my ability to be a good parent lately.which has been the prompt to ‘reach out’! My best tip for parents with preteens is to brace yourself for the changes. It is a much different world then when you were a teenager. The best thing about weekends is freedom to relax.
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