Educating teens about consequences

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Educating teens about consequences

The teenage years are very interesting, and I'm going through that right now. I have a 14-year-old and a 16-year-old. And I think the best thing we can do for our kids is to educate them. They are going to make their own choices and we can't tell them you can't do this, and you can't do that. What we have to say is if you do this, if you hang out with these people, and if you do these other things, this is what can happen. Ultimately, they are going to make the decision. We can't keep an eye on them every minute of the day. We have to educate them. Give them our experiences, because they haven't experienced them yet. And then ultimately they are going to have to make that decision. But the decision should be made on good information.

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Sinjin Smith is a father and an Olympian, World Champion, coach, and a member of the International Volleyball Hall of Fame. He is a founding member of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Council, overseeing the Olympics/World Tour, and a member of the Olympic Beach Volleyball Control Committee. In addition, he serves on the board of the Side-Out Foundation, fighting breast cancer.

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