Should you insist your teen dress warmly or let him figure it out?

John Mercure

Should you insist your teen dress warmly or let him figure it out?

CREATED Feb. 19, 2014

Parents of teenagers face a daily dilemma this time of year. Do they force their strong willed teenagers to dress warmly or let them learn from experience? The easy answer would seem to be, make them bundle up. Anyone with teens know that is easier said than done.

There are surprising positives to both approaches.

Heidi Mitchell of the Wall Street Journal leads our discussion.

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