Do you have teenage children? Would you like to share your experiences with other parents of teenagers?

Feel free to write your experiences the way you wish. You can use your own ideas, or use the questions below as a guide. In the event you use a question, you should only answer that question. You may also answer several questions in separate entries and allow us to choose the best one for the book. Whatever your preference, only a maximum of 2,000 characters will be published.

Click on the question you wish to answer:

What is something you didn't know about raising teenage children?
What has been most difficult for you in relating to your teenage son or daughter?
What is the funniest story you have about your teenage son or daughter?
What is it that you do not understand about your teenage son or daughter?
What have you learned from your teenage son or daughter?
How did your family change when you son or daughter reached adolescence?
What was your son or daughter like before compared to what he or she is like now?
What do you expect from your teenage son or daughter? What dreams do you have for him/her?
Do you feel that you and your teenager communicate well? What do you talk about?
Do you feel that you have a good relationship with your teenager? How does this affect his/her life?
What does your teenager complain about most?
Why does your teenager think that you do not understand him or her?
Who have you asked for help to resolve any issues between you and your teenage son or daughter?
What books or videos have you seen or read in order to better understand this stage in your child's life?
What would you recommend to other parents with teenage children?
I want to tell my story my way.

Your story or anecdote will be published under a pseudonym or your real name followed by your age, city, state or province, and country in parentheses. Example: Lynn Patton (age 39, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA). It is your choice to use your name or not. However, for administrative purposes, you will need to give contact information. This information is kept confidential. This information will not be published or shared with anyone under any circumstance, unless you instruct us otherwise in writing. See Participation Requirements for more information.

100 Plus TRUE STORIES: Teenagers is a book that will be published under the Cambridge BrickHouse Books (CBH Books) label. This book will form part of the 100 Plus TRUE STORIES series. The objective of this series is to collect and share life experiences so that readers may identify with and/or learn from them.

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