Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 3423 7. Always get your parent’s permission before you do something. 8. If you have done something wrong, admit what you’ve done. Your parents will probably be a lot more understanding if you are honest. 9. If you and your parents disagree, first try to un- derstand why they feel the way they do. Then, if you believe that what you want is really okay, try to meet your parents halfway. This example will give you an idea of how this can work. Nicole wanted to go to her friend’s house from 4:00 to 8:00 to see their new puppy. Her parents said no. They said that she had homework to do. Nicole did not get angry. She said, “I really don’t have that much homework tonight. If I can finish it by 5:30, can I go to Jenny’s house after dinner? You can even check my homework to make sure that I did a good job - and I promise to be home by 8:00.” If Nicole’s parents say OK, then Nicole will need to do exactly what she said she’d do. She will need to finish her homework and be home by 8:00. If her parents still say no, Nicole should not complain. Her parents will be impressed with how mature she is being - and they may be more likely to say yes the next time. 10. Talk to your parents if you have a problem or if you’re worried about something. They can help.