Connecting with adults and having clear, consistent lines of communication is the antidote to the very worrisome behavior currently impacting as many as 5 million American kids today.
Posts Tagged: tween
Athletic bodies thrive with good nutrition. Good food options will keep your child’s body in top form.
You worked hard to instill good values in your child starting when she was young. Now that she’s a teen you have to keep going – the big issues are now here.
The number of deaths each year is staggering, and the thousands of family members left behind are taking action. It’s time parents put an end to the “fun” that’s claiming too many adolescent lives.
You don’t like it, but many teens engage in risk taking to one extent or another. Here’s how to navigate through this risky business.
Respecting your teen’s privacy lets your adolescent know you accept her as a burgeoning adult. But, how far should you go?
Wake-up call: Almost 20 percent of teens (ages 13 – 19) admit to sending a nude or semi-nude picture of themselves through cell phone or email. Awake now? Good. Just this year, 18-year-old Jessie Logan of Cincinnati made the mistake of her life – literally. The girl decided to send her boyfriend a picture… Read more »
Experts advise talking about sexuality frankly – and often – with your children.
Is the slogan “Abstinence is saying ‘yes’ to the rest of your life” enough?
The work force can be positive for your teen. You can help.