Effective communication with teens begins by recognizing and removing the barriers which create misunderstanding. The most effective strategy is the parent becoming a facilitator not an invigilator.
Building a strong and healthy relationship with your teens can impact their future interpersonal relationships as they continue to develop and grow.
There comes a point in every child’s life where he or she must leave the nest. This experience can be one of excitement and fear for both the child and the parents alike. There are both positive and negative effects of a child leaving home for the...
Providing a teen with proper nutrition, especially protein, in the morning increases the brain's ability to function well through the day.
I think this picture was taken around the time when Reuven wrote his essay (in 2005) While I was cleaning my files in the computer, I found this essay that my son Reuven wrote when he was a Sophomore in High School. First I wanted to write an...
I surveyed just over 100 teenagers from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds to find out what they wish their parents would say to them more often, and their answers may surprise you.
How to help fight low self esteem, especially among the children? The signs and symptoms must be identified first. The parents n teachers have special roles, to deal with the problem of low self esteem in the children. Counselling, sports, exercises, socialising are some solutions to deal with this.
What do you do to show that you care when touching is awkward and conversation is challenging? Here are nine practical ways to maintain emotional attachment between adults and teens.
Parents have to experience each stage of their child's life. In this article a mom explains how she feels about each stage from baby to teen, and why the teen years were her favorite years as a mom.
Today teens face fears such as terrorism and abduction. Although they exist, adolescents need reassurance from parents in order to live courageously