The most important parenting skill: Manage yourself. Take care of yourself so you aren’t venting on your child. Intervene before your own feelings get out of hand. Keep your cup full. The more you care for yourself with compassion, the more love and compassion you’ll have for your child. Remember that your child will do every single thing you do, whether that’s yelling or making self-disparaging remarks about your body. Laura Markham
It’s not easy to be the parent of a teen. Take care of yourself so you can take better care of the people you love. This bonus section offers you powerful tools to feel energetic, happier, healthier and more confident.
TOOLS (especially for parents but AMAZING for teens):