WHAT WORKS BASED ON COMMON SENSE OVER RESEARCH! What's the child-run home syndrome cure? Parent-run homes! How do I offset the terrible two's? By early behavioral guidelines. How do I prepare my children for school? By consistent guidance! Is that true for hanging out at the mall? Yes, by "no go" guidance! How do I offset peer fashion pressures? By consistent guidelines. What about school or community dances? By 8th grade; if supervised. How about outside influences for early dating, sex, and illicit activities? They're offset by caring, in-control, and tough-loving parents! What about disrespect? Value-guided homes offset all disrespect! What about a car? It makes sense for adolescents to buy their own. What about college support? It's best based on finances and efforts. When should young adults fledge? They'll know when it's time to go!