As both of our daughters are becoming young adults right before our eyes, I’m reminded of the piece of paper I’ve had hanging on our fridge for the last 12+ years.  Rules for Living with a Teenage Daughter.   Successfully raising a teen is no simple task.  It’s something that requires, patience, time and attention. Plus, as a parent, you often don’t know if you’ve done a good job until your teen is grown.

6 Rules for Living with a Teenage Daughter + free printable at

We only have 2 years left and we will no longer have a teenage daughter, but I’m happy to say, my husband and I have very happy, loving and close relationships with both of our daughters and I have to think if we made it that way thru the teen years, the rest should be a piece of cake…..right? lol

Cheryl, Heather and Allison

I think it’s fair to say, most parents want to raise a happy young adult who is capable of having the best that life offers them.  So learning a few rules for living with a teenage daughter can help ease the power struggles and keep the doors of communication open.


Rules for Living with a Teenage Daughter + free printable at

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If you’d like a copy of the Rules for Living with a Teenage Daughter for your fridge, I’ve made a printable version you can download and print to frame or hang on your fridge.

if you are raising a teen boy, Amy has a list of 5 things Teen Boys want from Moms

I’d love to hear what advice you might have for raising teenagers in the comments


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