One primary way that children learn is through observation, so whether you realize it or not, you are an important model. If you want your teens to do well, you not only need to be the leader, but also someone who they feel safe with when they make mistakes. If your teens aren’t talking with you, maybe it’s time to consider how you can facilitate conversations. The three major factors that the authors list are taking time, listening well, and keeping consistent boundaries. Check out the article here