"How can I find time to connect with my sons given my busy schedule?"

This week’s Tips on Teens question comes from a parent who wants to connect with her sons, but has little free time with which to do so. Here’s the question:

“I am a single mom with two kids. They are with me most of the time on weekdays and every other weekend. I feel like I am so focused on getting them to do things for school, sports and things around the house that we don’t have much time to spend together relaxing or bonding. I watch your videos and I know that I should make more time to connect with them, but that time isn’t there. I’m worried that as they get older, I might lose them to drugs. Their father and I are both in recovery. It's not a problem with my kids right now, but I know I can’t shelter them completely from drugs and alcohol. With a packed schedule like mine, how do I make sure I’m connecting with them and teaching them basic personal responsibility?"

Blog #77: "How can I find time to connect with my sons given my busy schedule?"

 
"How can I find time to connect with my sons given my busy schedule?"

“How can I find time to teach my sons about personal responsibility when I’m already overextending myself with my job, their schooling, and things around the house?” This week’s #TipsonTeens question comes from a parent who wants to connect with her sons, but has little free time with which to do so. Here’s the question: “I am a single mom with two kids. They are with me most of the time on weekdays and every other weekend. I feel like I am so focused on getting them to do things for school, sports and things around the house that we don’t have much time to spend together relaxing or bonding. I watch your videos and I know that I should make more time to connect with them, but that time isn’t there. I’m worried that as they get older, I might lose them to drugs. Their father and I are both in recovery. It's not a problem with my kids right now, but I know I can’t shelter them completely from drugs and alcohol. With a packed schedule like mine, how do I make sure I’m connecting with them and teaching them basic personal responsibility?" For more info and past videos, please visit www.TeenTherapyCenter.com or join the conversation in our Facebook group Tips on Teens To contact us by phone or email, please visit http://www.TeenTherapyCenter.com/Contact-Us. #teentherapy #parenting #parentingteens #raisingteenagers #singleparent #drugprevention #mentalhealth #teenhealth #familybonding #parentingtips #parentingadvice

Posted by Teen Therapy Center on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

 

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