Buying, Selling, Renting & Moving: Teen

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Unmotivated 16 Year Old

My 16 year old daughter is very smart, but is very unmotivated to complete her school work, therefor seems to be running a C average in almost everything. I speak to her teachers who say she 'drifts off' in class. She often gets zeros for homework she 'does not feel like doing'. I realize a C average is not the end of the world, but I know she is capable of more and would like her to be able to go to college. I have taken away privliges, offered incentives, etc, and she says she will do better, and may for a very short time, then its back...

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My 16 Year Old

I have a 16 year old daughter who is very smart, but she doesn't do her work...

Buying or Selling

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Can He Sell the House

My huband purchased our home 3 years ago prior to us getting married so therefore the house is in his name only. We are going thru a tough time now and he wants to sell the house. I want to stay in the house seeing that there are children involved. Do I have any recourse seeing that my name is not on the title. He's willing to have me refinance it in my name, is this possible since my name is not on it in the first place

Moving

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Seeking Parents Advice on Rules for My 15 Year Old Son.

My son has in general always been respectful, kind, hardworking and grateful. After recieving his iphone and entering into the texting, facebook world everything about him is changing. Friends are the main focus. Typical teen stuff parents are idiots, knows all the answers etc. What concerns me is his disrespect and feelings of entitlement. We have had a family meeting with him laying down some rules an guidelines. Some of them: phone must be given to us by 10pm on school nites, 10:30pm curfew. No going out with friends on school...

Renting

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My 16 Year Old Seems Distant

I'm worried about my 16 year old.. I'm not sure if that is common, normal for teens of his age.. He tends to close the door and stays in his room, Always on cellphone.. He doesnt commicuate much with me.. I talk a lot with him, let him know that I'm there for him and such. I feel as Im losing him. What else can I do?