Fredericksburg Parent

Winter 2020

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20 Fredericksburg Parent and Family • Winter 2020 20 Fredericksburg Parent and Family • Winter 2020 WRITTEN BY CHERYL MAGUIRE My New Year's Resolutions for Parenting Teens I'm not a big fan of New Year's resolutions, but I thought I would embrace change this year. As I reflect back on last year, my first thought is, "I survived being a mom to twin teens!" Their 14th birthday is in February, so this time of year also marks my accomplishment, and yes, I view that as an achievement. If I'm honest with myself, I can also admit there is definitely room for improvement. Since I know that I can only control my behavior, I plan to focus on what I can do differently as a parent. So here's my list (in no particular order even though I numbered it—I just like numbered lists)

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