Teens Get a Bad Rap

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A lot of people told me when I had three young kids that I would really be in for it when they were all teenagers. While they each certainly went through some challenging phases, I have to say that overall, it wasn’t nearly as bad as what I’d been led to believe.

Now that all of my kids are adults, with two of them over the age of 20, I can look back and say that they’ve actually turned out alright. The teenage years were much…