Parental authority is hard to enforce. “No” does not seem to mean much in contemporary American culture.
How do parents supervise homework, friends, internet, driving, spending, drug and alcohol exposure? How can you tell if your child is seeking normal separation from parents versus withdrawing into something more serious?
Children can’t learn from their mistakes if parents protect them from uncomfortable consequences of their choices. My expertise in setting up appropriate consequences helps restore balance in the family.
Adult children are as challenging in their way. We are experiencing a dramatic rise in unemployed adults, or divorced a children with their own families, moving back in with parents.
Setting appropriate limits enriches the life of everyone in the household.