It can be very discouraging to watch your children veer away from the values you hold dear and embrace those of their peers. Most parents are surprised to see just how temporary those meanderings are. Informed parents can take hope and not get distracted by those short-term detours.
Several years ago a group of researchers were interested in measuring just how much teens were influenced by the respective values of parents and of friends. They found a fairly large group of ...Continue Reading →