While certainly you don’t need to make your teen observe “school night hours” during the summer and you won’t expect your teen to cover up every inch of skin, there’s no reason to let all the rules fall by the wayside.
Pay attention not only to “regular” social media sites like Facebook but also to video gaming sites and other forums. The expansion of social media in the past few years means that your child may be connected to others through media you know nothing about.
Researchers at University of California, Los Angeles, recently found that verbalizing one’s negative emotions (like fear) helps a person to actually feel less of that emotion. So how can a parent use this information...
We call it “sibling rivalry” but mostly this is sibling bickering. Kids engage in sort of a low level of sniping, bothering and sabotage that grates on adult nerves. How can you lower the level of antagonism between your kids and get them to settle their own affairs most of the time?
Twenty-eight percent of high school seniors either drove under the influence in the past two weeks or rode with someone they know was under the influence. Driving after smoking marijuana has increased substantially over the past three years.
Your child will have learned how to be more independent and self-reliant than he was when he lived at home....This means that you’ll have to change your old ways of interacting with your child and accommodate his new, adult status.
Sexuality is a pretty important topic in any teenagers life. With hormones raging and love interests abounding, it seems to be on every teen’s mind. It is important to realize, though, that sexuality is much more than just having sex or thinking about having sex. Sexuality refers to both sexual feelings towards others and one’s […]