Building a strong and healthy relationship with your teens can impact their future interpersonal relationships as they continue to develop and grow.
When I became a step parent almost 20 years ago, someone forget to give me a new owners manual on navigating step parenting and how to survive a blended family. And when I say blended it's definitely a blended mix, because not only are there 2...
Does your teen help with household chores? Here is a simple guide to help teach your child the fine art of washing dishes by hand. The secret is to know what your expectations are before you begin.
Two weeks and counting until my 7th grader enters summer vacation. When she was younger, we planned our days between morning swim team practices and afternoon summer camps. But what do you do with a 13 year old? She's too young to work; too old...
Raising teenagers can be challenging but it shouldn’t be scary. Your little one isn’t small anymore but they still need our help as they continue to mature.
Today teens face fears such as terrorism and abduction. Although they exist, adolescents need reassurance from parents in order to live courageously
A true story about the tragedy of drinking and driving. The story of my youngest sister, and her tragic death. Please read this and understand that it could be you or someone you care about.
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.
Terrific teenagers do not happen automatically, they are grown through an understanding of the changes they face. Identity, the purpose of life, peer groups, and gender roles all have a place.
Teenagers want their independence and most parents want to give it to them. In order to make it happen, teenagers need to learn how to choose wisely. Their choices affect them all of their lives.