It is a myth that all teenagers need to rebel against their parents. With the tools of democratic discipline, parents can avoid power struggles and enjoy a close relationship with their teens. Discover the important distinction between conflicts of needs and conflicts of values. Explore communication skills that facilitate conflict resolution, and learn how to stay connected as your child grows older, set limits without punishment, and help teens cope with stress. Engage in interactive activities to practice the techniques learned and come away with tools to communicate better with your teen! Parents of pre-teens are welcome.