Archive for 'Kid Culture'
Studies show that the excitement of video games makes playing them addictive. Parents of preteens and teens hardly find the realities of video game addiction surprising. Ask any preteen or teen how they love to spend [...]
Is your teen taking on too much? From part-time jobs to band and sports, too many activities can play havoc with your teen’s academic success. Is your teen contemplating taking on a part-time job while attending [...]
While friendship is important to children, too much time with friends can spell trouble. Kids and Friends While it’s important and natural for children to have friends, when friends become their number one focus, problems can [...]
Body piercing, dyed hair, shaved heads and tattoos. Should teen fashion be cause for concern or celebration? For many teens, hair and clothing is as important to them as food and water. Whether it’s tattooing, body [...]
With profound empathy and welcome humor, Stephanie Pierson, a writer whose own daughter, now a sophomore at Columbia University is successfully recovering from an eating disorder and Phyllis Cohen, CSW, a New York psychotherapist who has [...]
When boys don’t talk, it is a way of protecting and preserving themselves. It should not be interpreted as disinterest or a lack of need for emotional involvement. On the contrary, boys want and need emotional [...]
Where Should I Sit at Lunch? The Ultimate 24/7 Guide to Surviving the High School Years, by Harriet S. Mosatche, Ph.D. and Karen Unger, M.A., gives high school students the inside scoop on figuring out who [...]
Dating violence affects a huge number of teenage girls – one in three girls between the ages of ten and eighteen reports having been assaulted by a boyfriend. Often it’s the girls with the highest self [...]
A valuable guide to preventing violence and building inner strenght for teenagers and parents. The author has developed a life-skills and anti-violence program which provides adolescents with the skills they need to deal with peer pressure, [...]
From the authors of Buzzed and Pumped, a no-nonsense guide to what kids should know to make healthy decisions. All of our children deserve the chance to be as bright, successful, and healthy as they can [...]
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