Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence

Welcome to the hard half of parenting

Carl Pickhardt, Ph.D., is a psychologist in Austin, Texas. His most recent books are: The Connected Father, The Future of Your Only Child, and Stop Screaming.


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Most parents are unprepared for the normal growth changes that typically occur during their child's adolescence. For most moms and dads this is the hard half of parenting. The purpose of this weekly blog is to help parents better understand how adolesence alters the teenager, and their connection to the teenager, as they struggle to keep their relationship together while adolesence is growing them apart.

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Let It Go!

It can take a radical reboot to get past old hurts and injustices.