Archive for 'Kid Culture'

Age Appropriate Computer Limits

Age Appropriate Computer Limits

How to set limits when it comes to computer use and kids. Computer Age Limits Spending time on-line is as much a part of life today as was watching TV twenty years ago. And just as [...]

Video Game Addiction in Teens and Pre-Teens

Video Game Addiction in Teens and Pre-Teens

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 [...]

Over-Scheduled and Stressed Out Teens

Over-Scheduled and Stressed Out Teens

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 [...]

When Kids Spend Too Much Time With Friends

When Kids Spend Too Much Time With Friends

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 [...]

Teen Fashion, Body Piercings and Tattoos

Teen Fashion, Body Piercings and Tattoos

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 [...]

You Have to Say I’m Pretty, You’re My Mother

You Have to Say I’m Pretty, You’re My Mother

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 [...]

Why Boys Don’t Talk –  and Why It Matters

Why Boys Don’t Talk – and Why It Matters

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?

Where Should I Sit at Lunch?

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 [...]

Saving Beauty from the Beast

Saving Beauty from the Beast

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 [...]

Safe Teen

Safe Teen

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, [...]