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Turning 18 - What does it Mean?

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Today we have a big topic, and our show title is Turning 18  What does it Mean? Marquel Green, the Co-Creator of A Theory of Parenting on Blogtalkradio.com has celebrated his 18th Birthday! He now has the "Adult" status.  Turning 18 - What does it Mean?When your child turns 18, he will legally become an adult in the eyes of the law.This marks an important transition in your child's life and presents some parenting challenges that are different that when your child was growing up. Legal adulthood for your child does not mean that your job as a parent is over, but turning 18 does mark a new phase in your relationship with your child. Read more : http://www.ehow.com/info  The fact that your child is now an adult in the eyes of the law does not mean that she no longer needs parental guidance. The late teen years are a time when teens must make decisions about who they want to be as adults.
Becoming an adult is a process that is taking longer and longer, and most parents find that they still play the role of parent well into their child's 20s. Continue to provide emotional support and guidance to your child for the next several years. Child psychologist Richard Weissbourd has argued that a strong and close relationship with a parent can help children navigate the transition into adulthood and full independence.