Archive for 'Development'
If you’re the parent of a teenager, you’ve probably caught yourself lamenting over the fact that you never seem to see your child anymore…not because she’s out with friends, but because she’s spending time alone. Teens [...]
When we think of safety and children, young children come to mind. But teens also face dangers as they become increasingly independent. Keeping our kids safe during the teen years is an important issue. This is [...]
A look at when your child’s brain is fully developed. Brain and Development Science is learning more and more about human brain development. One thing that’s become clear is that brains continue to develop until at [...]
How to know if you’re over scheduling your child’s after school agenda. Over-Scheduling Kids Not only are children starting back into school at this time of year, they’re also enrolling in after school lessons and sports [...]
Why it’s important for parents to have a heart-to-heart with teens before they starts dating. Is your teen beginning to date? Because young people are so unique, when they show interest in dating varies from the [...]
Teenagers who are happy and positive during adolescence are found to have better general health as adults and are less likely to take part in risky behaviours, according to a recent study published in the July [...]
Written especially for parents, this accessible, state-of-the-science guide provides crucial knowledge and tools for supporting school-age kids who lack or lag behind in executive skills–the core, brain-based habits of mind required to “execute” tasks like getting [...]
The difference between shyness and social anxiety disorder. Shy Kids Everyone feels shy now and again, but social anxiety disorder requires more consideration because it can affect school performance, lead to depression and low self-confidence. Cynthia [...]
Is your teen planning on attending college or university? Here’s how to help them prepare for their higher education. College Preparation Preparing a teen for college or university requires more than just a good grade point [...]
A look at how our children’s brains and thinking change as they grow. Brain Development If you’re the parent of a teen, then you’ve probably noticed how much your teen questions why things are the way [...]
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