Archive for 'Kid Culture'

Adjusting to a New High School

Adjusting to a New High School

Tips for helping your teen adjust to a new school. New High School Moving to a new school is difficult at any age, but during the teen years, it can be really tough. High school is [...]

Adolescents and Their Peers

Adolescents and Their Peers

What teenagers can only learn from their friends and peers. Adolescents and Peers As parents it’s tempting to think that we know all there is to know when it comes to our kids. But that’s not [...]

Empathy and Friendship

Empathy and Friendship

How to help your child learn the skills to be a better friend. Empathy and Friendships Are you concerned that your child is having trouble making or keeping friends? Considering how important friendship is to children, [...]

Summer Camps and Friendship

Summer Camps and Friendship

Just why do kids make such close friendships at camps? Summer Camps Did your children go away to camp this summer? Then likely you were pleased and amazed by the close friendship they formed over such [...]

Fashion and Teens

Fashion and Teens

How to understand teens’ fashion statements, even when you don’t agree. Fashion and Teens During the teen years, kids often express who they are through their choice of fashion. Sometimes it can be a bit alarming [...]

Raising Kids in the 21st Century

Raising Kids in the 21st Century

This book is an easy-to-read guide on raising emotionally healthy children that is based on sound psychological research. Raising Kids in the 21st Century format makes it a good choice for students, parents, or practitioners. - [...]

Teen Hostility and Depression

Teen Hostility and Depression

Two teen behaviours parents should take seriously. Hostility and Depression Mood swings during the adolescent teen years are very common. One minute your teen is happy go lucky, the next sullen and withdrawn. But while these [...]

Overweight Children Have More Social Problems

Overweight Children Have More Social Problems

Young children who are considered overweight when they are four and five years old are at a higher risk of having social problems and suffering from bullying and teasing as they get older, according to a [...]

The Internet’s Effects on Children

The Internet’s Effects on Children

Just why are kids are so attracted to life online? Effects of Life Online Surveys show that today teens spend an average of 31 hours a week online, from social network sites, to online computer games, [...]

Keeping Children Safe From Online Predators

Keeping Children Safe From Online Predators

Keeping your child safe from online predators. Online Predators Life online has opened up a whole new avenue for pedophiles and predators to reach our children. Unfortunately the fact is, we need to keep our guard [...]