In light of the challenges of parenting – and being – a teen girl, author Jessie Minassian offers encouragement and practical advice about topics like managing conflict, balancing boundaries and freedom, dealing with siblings, and more. (Part 1 of 2)

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    Are You and Your Teen BFFs?

    As their parent, you need to find the balance between being your child's friend and being her parent.

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    My Family is a Mess

    Jessie Minassian offers a teen reader encouragement and advice on how she can love her imperfect family with God's love.

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    My Parents Are So (Not) Cool

    Jessie Minassian encourages a teen reader to view her parents with a different perspective.

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    A Teen Battle Worth Ignoring

    Don’t get sucked into teen drama . . . by letting go of the battles that aren’t life-changing.

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