There is an idiom in Latin that says, “Quid Pro Quo” and it means “This for That”. It’s a term used in contract negotiations and it describes what you are giving for what you are getting. Negotiation is a skill I find often lacking in parenting teens so since this is a new year I thought that teaching a new skill might be a good gift for you parents of teens.
Every week a new parent & child come to see me with the complaint that “they (the teen) won’t do what I (the parent) ask, they argue
Negotiating with your Teen
Rick Martenson MS Ed., LMHC