Safety is always the number one priority for our kids, we know as parents it’s our responsibility to educate them about behaviours like alcohol consumption, but it can also be daunting to determine the best way to set boundaries and start the conversation.
As children grow and head into their tween and teen years, they start to become more influenced by their friends, social media and the internet. As a father and father figure, you still have the strongest influence on their choices.
To help you maintain a position of influence, it’s important to keep the lines of communication open and honest from a young age into their teen years. Doing so lets them know that they can talk to you openly about the bigger issues they face and that you will listen without judgment. By doing this, they are more likely come to you with questions, worries or problems and will help protect from riskier teenage behaviour like alcohol and drug use.
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