Kids are growing up more quickly these days than they used to. The attitudes that come with teenage hormones seem to be an issue in kids as young as ten. So, how do you maintain a good relationship with your kids as they struggle through those horrible transitional pre-teen and teen years? My oldest son and I struggled to maintain a healthy relationship once he reached 12 years old. I didn't want to wait until things reached the worst possible point before finding a way to solve our issues. We talked with a counselor and learned how to maintain our relationship even through the tough times. This blog contains tips that can help you maintain a healthy relationship with your pre-teen and teen.