Teen

Helping Teens Think and Talk About Love

How do teens think about love? Are there different kinds of love? This is a subject that is on teenagers minds and it’s something they...

Hydrate in the Heat!

In the hot summer months children and adults do not drink enough water.  Heck, none of us drink enough water year-round!  But not getting...

When Parents Feel They Don’t Get Respect From Their Children and Teens

Parents frequently complain that they don’t feel respected by their children beginning at about age 2 and climbing high into the teens. Complaints range...

10 Ways to Encourage Responsibility in our Teenagers

Being a teenager is tough.  But being a teen’s parent is tougher.  Trying to find the balance between guidance and freedom is hard, especially...

9 Things Your Tween Actually Needs To Know

When I saw the break-up text to end all break up texts come across my Facebook feed, I expected to see some clever teenager...

Embrace This Summer With Your Middle School Daughter

I have a twelve year old girl, who is just on the verge of entering Middle School -- that phase where her friends are all that...

Eighteen-Years-Old – Young Adult or Late Adolescent?

Eighteen-year-olds like to be considered a young adults, but it’s more accurate to call them a late adolescent. While their physical growth has slowed,...

Pushing Puberty – Parents on Alert

Puberty lasts for several years and can cause tumult or be an accepted part of growing up. The way kids react depend a lot...

Planning Ahead for Your Young Teens – Paving the Way for the All Important 18th Year

It’s hard to fathom that your twelve-year-old or fifteen-year-old will reach their 18th year when you’re coping with the day to day. But understanding that...

Busy is What Sixteen and Seventeen-Year-Olds Do

The usual sixteen and seventeen-year-old is very active. They want to text to their friends all day, go out visiting, participate in clubs and...