Teaching your children to say no, is not teaching rudeness, but rather the confidence to assert themselves in establishing boundaries should a difficult situation arise later in life.
Parents who claim that providing 'sips of alcohol' or permitting drinking 'under their supervision' is doing a huge disservice to their teens. Providing any amount of alcohol to teenagers can have negative consequences.
What is the appropriate reaction to discovering your teenager has posted pictures of his/her genitals on the internet? A mother gives her account of being in such a situation and how she handled it....as best she could.
Your amazing child got accepted to and is attending college away from home. Now the real work begins: living apart from parents, being independent and navigating life as a young adult. Discover what knowledge and survival skills will best equip your child at college.