Being a good parent means being a safe harbor for your teen and helping them to understand the world. Here are 7 conversations you need to have with your teen before they leave home.
Teens are from Mars
Teenagers are from Mars. Seriously. It's the only way to describe the age range from 13 to 18, when hormones are turning our loving, smiling, happy kids into sullen, distant beings from another planet.
You will survive the teenage years with a steady supply of wine and prozac. They will survive too, and we've got all the advice in the world to help you muddle through the daily changes - and a few funny stories of our own about navigating the terrible teens!
Finding your career path is difficult at times – especially for teenagers. As parents, it is our responsibility to help guide our teenagers to helping them find theirs.
If you have ever lived with a moody teen, you know that kindness and compassion can be tested to the limits some days. Here are a few things to keep in mind when dealing with your teen.
As parents, we try to keep our teen from going down a dangerous path. Here’s what you can consider doing to try and keep them on the right path.
October 15-21 is National Teen Driver Safety Week. If you have teens in your home, then you worry when they drive. Check out our post to show you how to keep them safe, even when you aren’t there.
Technology is here to stay. If you want to teach your kids, you need to find interesting ways to incorporate technology into your lessons.
If you’ve ever tried to get a teen to do something, you know it takes an act of Congress some days. Keep them active & healthy, even if they don’t do the chores!
Many adults learn to cope with tragic news and events to a certain extent but when a child becomes exposed to something hitting the headlines like a natural disaster or a mass shooting it can sometimes have a profound effect on their young minds and create strong feelings of emotional distress. It would be a […]
For many young people, summer means, sun, sand, surf, and of course, no school. But, all that down time puts kids at risk of losing the critical amount of information and find them playing catch up well into the new school year, plus the time off is perfect for getting them ready for the future. […]
As an adult, you may not fully understand the pressure put on teens by social media, unless you yourself are on social media constantly. Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram may look harmless from a distance. In small doses, they probably can be. When teenagers spend too much time posting and commenting, however, […]
It is a conversation that you don’t want to have for sure, but STDS are on the rise, so it is better to get some answers to some important questions and find out where you stand. You may want to learn more about your testing options for example, or you may simply want to know […]
Stories lamenting the unfortunate level of devotion that teens have to entertaining everyday technology, are easy to see. It isn’t as common to see how technology could be healthy to a young digital native today. If you’re parent to a teen, and aren’t sure how technology could be good for your kid, here are several […]