'Am I Just Controlling? Or Is My Child’s Behaviour Unacceptable?'

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'Am I Just Controlling? Or Is My Child’s Behaviour Unacceptable?'

As our kids grow into teens they’re bound to test their limits. It’s normal! But how far do we let them go before we draw the line? This week Ginni and Jo hear from a parent who thinks their teen may have pushed their boundaries too far.

Plus, we give advice to a parent who is concerned that their child is too shy to talk to other adults, including their own grandparents.


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Hosts: Dr Ginni Mansberg & Jo Lamble

Find a copy of The New Teen Age here: https://www.booktopia.com.au/the-new-teen-age-ginni-mansberg/book/9781922351258.html 

Producer: Tia Ucich

Assistant Production: Tahli Blackman

Audio Production: Thom Lion

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