Parents want to have close relationships with their children, but
many wonder if that's even possible as their child enters adolescence. Suddenly, your son is more interested in peers than spending time with
the family, your daughter may be showing more rebellious behavior, and
now, instead of being the one they turn to for advice, you don't know a
thing! While scary for parents, says parenting expert, Amy McCready, the
normal individualization process during the tween and teen years doesn't
have to involve power struggles and hard feelings if parents avoid
three common parenting mistakes.