Indecisive behaviour, conflicting life situations and personality change, all factors into teenage experience. This often means that they need someone to keep an eye on them so that they don’t get into trouble.
Suchitra Academy conducted an insightful session on “Know Your Teens” for the parents of Grades VI-VIII on Saturday, 20th August, 2022. The session was conducted by Dr. Chinmayee, Director and Lead-Consultant, Fetal Medicine at Resolution Fetal Medicine Centre and Research Institute, Hyderabad. The session focussed on the issues faced by teenagers and how we as parents can support, guide and love them unconditionally, letting them share their minds with us. The session guided how we can be a supporting pillar to them who need a lot of emotional care and guidance to lead their lives. When teenagers are going through a tumultuous time with multiple choices and avenues in their lives, one of the main responsibilities of the parents is to give them time, attention and let them know that they are always with them by saying “I’m here for you”, “I care about you”, and “If you need me, I’m right here.” Teens want to know if their parents are open to discuss their wants, needs, feelings, desires, and troubles. If we as parents accept one aspect of their life, then they’ll be willing to share other details of their lives as well.