There’s an internal switch that happens when a child enters the teenage years. All of a sudden, that affectionate little kid who used to shower you with endless hugs and kisses and wanted to be with you all the time no longer wants to be kissed by you at school drop-off and just wants to hang out with friends!
It’s easy to dismiss our teen’s seeming distaste for our plans, routines, and attempts to hug them as plain ol’ rebelliousness. But what if, beneath the surface, it’s really just a new way of asking you to fill their love tank?
Here’s how two mamas did it.