High School: Social and Emotional Articles
A growing number of high school seniors are deciding to take a breather before heading to the dormitory. It's called a "gap year" and it's been standard procedure for students in England and Australia for years.
Here are some ways to deal with a teen who talks back and shows disrespect.
The road to college can be a rocky one. Between SATs, ACTs, tough courses, teacher recommendations, a cutthroat pool of applicants, extracurriculars, college essays, and everything in between, itâs an exhausting journey. So what should you do if your child says she doesnât want to take the trip?
Regardless of which parent it falls to to explain relationships and sex to your son, it's an important discussion to have that will benefit your family for years to come.
In the glow of graduation, college acceptance, and teen romance, even the most sensible kids take risks they shouldn't on prom night. Here's what you need to know to keep your teenager safe.
f the middle school years are the first incline you slowly chukka-chukka up to at the beginning of a roller coaster, the high school years are a series of wild loop-de-loops, hair-raising ascents, and blood curdling falls.
Celebrities are constantly telling parents to talk to their kids about the issue of the day. But, what celebrities don't tell you is how to talk to your kids. Clinical psychologist Erik Fisher, Ph.D, says that communication between parent and child is crucial to a child's sense of safety, trust, ...
Young love rarely lasts a semester, let alone a lifetime. But experts warn that when teen hearts are broken, kids can carry the hurt well into adulthood.
Education and manners guru Cindy Post Senning said manners education should follow along with a child's development, and high school is no exception. So, what manners should be second nature to your high schooler? Post offers advice based on these five core manners topics:
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