Teenagers - 3 Tips For A Closer Relationship
When parenting teenagers, the closeness of your relationship
with your teen depends on one key skill - effective communications.
I'm not talking about how well you as a parent can lecture your teen
- on the contrary. Good communication skills are a two-way street -
that means the parent must also listen effectively as well as talk.
Smoking: A Brief Comparison of Social & Biological Factors that
Influence Adolescent Boys and Girls
Different social and biological factors seem to influence
teenage smoking behavior. Teen smoking is a complex issue that has profound
health effects over a lifetime. This article will attempt to identify
key factors that play a role in teenage smoking behavior.
Despair: The Terrifying Simple Fact
All of us remember when we were teenagers.
Boy, what a phase in our lives. The need for peer acceptance, parental
expectations, raging hormones, acne
It's no surprise teenage despair
exists in such high numbers.
Your Teen is Often Sleep Deprived, Far From Lazy
Exactly how many dads and moms get irritated attempting
to get their teenager out of bed every morning for school? Neither noisy
alarms, music nor yelling in their ear would seem to make them move
an inch. It makes you wonder whether your adolescent is just trying
to avoid going to classes or genuinely is that worn-out.
Between school, part-time jobs, activities, planning
for their future, and navigating complex social and emotional situations,
it's truly not easy to be a teenager. While they're trying to deal with
all of those things, the one thing that almost always gets sacrificed
is sleep. So instead of getting the good, healthy amounts of sleep their
developing bodies need, they get far too little, and try to make up
for it by ingesting too much caffeine.
Signs of a Teenager in Trouble with Alcohol and Drug Abuse
This is for all the parents out there in a mad world,
filled with so many temptations that young minds can hardly cope. When
your child is in trouble with alcohol and drug abuse how do you recognize?