You are your teen’s first teacher, and the relationship you have with them is the basis of his emotional and social development. Your teen’s schedule may be getting busier as they make their way through high school, but it’s good to try to have family dinners together as much as possible.
Research has found that when teens eat meals with family, they are more likely to get good grades and less likely to engage in risky behaviors like smoking, drinking, drug abuse and sexual activity.
Talk to your guidance counselor and local library about job opportunities.
Or you could even start your own tutoring business.
You love eating at restaurants, so why not work at one - as a server, busser, line cook or host?
Many restaurants look for staff through word of mouth, so make a sweep of your favorite joints and ask the manager if they need any help.
Parents can play a vital role in helping teens succeed in school by being informed and lending a little support and guidance.
Even though teens are seeking independence, parental involvement is an important ingredient for academic success.
Your child’s pediatrician can be a wonderful source of advice on helping your teen to transition successfully. Know what to do to support your teen emotionally as he ventures out into the world and away from home base.
There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.
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Education consultant Jennifer Miller suggests making dinner together and having every member of the family contribute by setting the table, providing meal ideas, contributing to a shopping list, cooking or cleaning up.
Find creative compromises and de-escalate conflicts. Maurice Elias, director of the Rutgers Social-Emotional Learning Lab, suggests that you try to de-escalate conflicts as much as possible.