Communicating With Teens

Communicating with your teen about their stresses, freedom, and future goals helps parents stay connected. Talking to a teen requires insight and effective listening.

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    It’s Normal

    Wondering what happened to the sweet kids we were raising? They've turned into teenagers. While we know there are going...

    Source: Shoulder to Shoulder
  • 2.

    Hip-Hop and Youth Culture

    Throughout the last twenty-five years, a new form of expression has continued to evolve despite the efforts of many in...

    Source: Online Journal of Urban Youth Culture
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    Teens and Free Time

    Today's teenagers seem to have more time and less responsibility and supervision than the last generation's. It's quite...

    Source: Community Action Network
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    When Your Teen is Caught Shoplifting

    Shoplifting is sometimes viewed as an adolescent rite of passage, albeit an illegal one. The National Crime Prevention...

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    Word to Parents: Teach Decision-Making

    Word to parents: your teens can't avoid peer pressure, but you can teach them decision-making skills to soften the...

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    A Clean Room How-To for Teens

    For lots of teens, a messy room is a badge of honor. Maybe it's the Bed that Will Not Be Made, or the Laundry Pile that...

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    Spending Quality Time With Your Teen

    With our ever increasing busy schedules, it is easy to lose focus on spending quality time with our teenagers. It is...

    Source: A Better Child
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    Identity Development in Adolescence

    Psychologically, all adolescents need room to grow and safe places to test their newly emerging selves. Using knowledge...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    How to Hear What Your Child is Really Saying

    Here are some tips to help you hear what your child is really saying (and not saying) the next time something's...

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    Characteristics of Good Realistic Fiction

    Mirroring life as some people experience it, realistic fiction deals with many complex problems and situations from...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall