Archive for 'Teen'
Peers vs. family. Who matters most? Teens, Peers & Family Once kids hit the preteen and teen years, their peer group seems to matter most. But Julie Ross, author of How to Hug a Porcupine says parents [...]
A look at the influence we have over who our kids hang out with. Banning Friends Is your teen hanging out with someone who you think is a bad influence? Would you love to ban that [...]
Why today’s high school students feel so stressed out. Stress for Today’s Students Some studies have shown that today’s high school students feel a great deal of anxiety and stress, with nearly 30% saying that they’re [...]
Why it’s important to still lay down a few ground rules for teens. Teens and Rules When it comes to disciplining teens, it can seem like you’re taking to a brick wall. Teens are often defiant [...]
Next time you’re out grocery shopping, you may want to make a point of stocking up with healthy, high calorie foods for your teen on the go. It turns out, teens need a lot of food [...]
Why it’s important to make the holiday season chaos a family affair. Kids and the Holiday Rush From holiday shopping, to kids concerts, to decorating, baking and more, this time of year is chaotic. From Hanukkah [...]
Ideas on how to balance divorce, children and the holidays. Divorce & Holidays The holiday season can be difficult for children whose parents are divorced. Usually children spend important holidays like Christmas with one parent one [...]
How to ensure your family doesn’t come down with food poisoning over the holiday season. Holiday Food Safety There are a lot of gatherings over the holiday season, from office parties, to neighborhood drop-ins. Most of [...]
Teenage girls often worry about how others view them, and as a result, they resist expressing their honest feelings for fear of not being accepted. They may continue to talk a lot, but often they express [...]
Challenging the idea that all teens are horrible. Teen Development Many of us have heard people talk about teens negatively and we may have thought it ourselves. But most teens are hardworking; going to school plus [...]
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