Monica Malpass' Parenting Perspective

April 2, 2010 7:59:53 AM PDT
This week we are learning what 12-year-olds typically act like around their parents, at school and with their friends. Is it normal for them to seem lost and confused? Should you worry if they act bored, disengaged or challenge your authority? Chip Wood from YARDSTICKS: CHILDREN IN THE CLASSROOM AGES 4 TO 14 has some answers and strategies for parents of pre-teens.