Tweens http://kplu.org en Navigating tweendom: A dad's tale http://kplu.org/post/navigating-tweendom-dads-tale <p>Being a father of tweens and teens isn&#39;t easy. Just ask writer Tim Haywood. With Father&#39;s Day coming up, Tim reflects on his efforts to take the high road, even when it gets bumpy.</p><p> Fri, 17 Jun 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Erin Hennessey 1882 at http://kplu.org Navigating tweendom: A dad's tale How to deal with teens, 'tweens, and become a better adult http://kplu.org/post/how-deal-teens-tweens-and-become-better-adult <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-958150.mp3</p><p>Adults often get frustrated with the way teenagers behave. One minute they&rsquo;re caring and communicative, the next they&rsquo;re self-absorbed and impossible to connect with. I asked <a href="http://www.mikeriera.com/">Michael Riera</a>, who&rsquo;s a parent, head of a school in California, and author of several books about deciphering teenagers, for suggestions on how to deal with them. He says teens aren&rsquo;t likely to change, so adults have to make the following adjustments&hellip;and more:</p><ul><li>Stop judging teenagers based on stereotypes</li><li>Don&rsquo;t think you understand teens just because you were one</li><li>Modify your sleep schedule</li><li>Apologize if you lose your temper</li><li>Let teens teach you a few things</li></ul><p> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 16:04:09 +0000 Charla Bear 1015 at http://kplu.org How to deal with teens, 'tweens, and become a better adult