Other Adult Relationships | Young person receives support from three or more nonparent adults.
- Swap a CD or M3P player with a teen. Listen to the music together if you can, and tell each other why you picked that music.
- Find a gourmet goodie buddy. Bake brownies, cookies, or other treats with a young person as a fun way to spend time together.
- Send cards or e-mail greetings to young people you know to mark holidays, birthdays, and other important milestones in their lives.
- As a way to spend time together, invite a young friend to till, plant, and tend a garden patch or create a container garden with potted plants.
- It’s not too late to identify a caring adult who can help take some of the pressure off you during the teenage years. Do you know someone you can bring into a mentoring relationship with you teen who shares your teen’s passion? A colleague? Music instructor? Your child’s employer?
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