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Keeping Adolescents Safe During the Teen Years

Keeping Adolescents Safe During the Teen Years

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 [...]

Brain Development

Brain Development

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 [...]

Parent’s Involvement in their Teen’s Education

Parent’s Involvement in their Teen’s Education

Studies show time and time again that children do better when their parents are involved with their school and education. That doesn’t change once our kids are teens. Once a child hits the high school years, [...]

Team Sports Keeps Teens’ Weight in Check

Team Sports Keeps Teens’ Weight in Check

According to recent research of more than 1700 high school students in Vermount and New Hampshire, American teens who played on three or more sports teams in the last years were nearly 30% less likely to [...]

Negotiating Rules and Making Contracts with Teens

Negotiating Rules and Making Contracts with Teens

Is your teen breaking all the rules? Then you may want to consider writing a contract with your teen. Setting limits for teens can be a tricky business. After all, a teenager is on the verge [...]