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The Deadly Behavior Teens Don’t Talk About
Apr28

The Deadly Behavior Teens Don’t Talk About

The Deadly Behavior Teens Don’t Talk About Why is a teen texting me in the middle of the school day? I get a text in the middle of the school day from my 15 year old daughter’s friend, which immediately gets my attention and raises some level of concern: She simply states “a boy in her class is sniffing white out”. Yes reader, you read correctly, sniffing white out and in class to boot. This alarmed her enough to reach out to...

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How To Protect Your Kids From Online Dangers
Feb04

How To Protect Your Kids From Online Dangers

Parenting – How to Protect Your Kids from Online Dangers photo credit: Lars Plougmann The internet contains lots of information about parenting. However, it is not the safest place for your kids. It has been a common sight today that kids are left behind surfing the internet and this exposes them to the dangers that are lurking. Some of these internet dangers are online predators, data theft, cyber bullying, inappropriate content and...

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Skills Teenagers Learn By Spending Time Online

Skills Teenagers Learn By Spending Time Online Parents throughout the country – and likely, the world – are often concerned about the amount of time their teenagers spend online. To be sure, young adults spend a lot of time browsing, shopping, and communicating with their friends on the internet. While it may seem wasteful, there is enormous value in the activities in which teens participate. In fact, they’re...

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Teens and Dating
Sep12

Teens and Dating

Dating: A Growth Opportunity for Teenagers photo credit: reebs* Dating can be a fun adventure for both adolescents and adults. One can meet their soul mate or can meet their worst nightmare. It is an experience that provides the opportunity for growth. If dating does not work out one learns how to deal with the loss of that relationship. If it is a gentle break up the teenager or adult may stay friends with the person they dated....

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Drug and Alcohol use and Teens
Sep06

Drug and Alcohol use and Teens

  Drugs and Alcohol: A Problem Among Teenagers Drugs and alcohol can be a way for a teenager to escape day to day life. Teenagers are under a lot of stressors these days and some may choose to escape reality through the use of substances or drinking. Some teens may experiment and not be addicted to drugs or alcohol (this is normal). Other teens may find it hard to stop doing the drugs or stop drinking when the party is over and...

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Making Sense of Your Teenager’s Wild Hairstyles
Mar29

Making Sense of Your Teenager’s Wild Hairstyles

Image via Wikipedia Teens are notorious for experimenting with their appearances… especially their hair. As a parent, this is something you should embrace; it’s a fun, safe form of self-expression. This period in their lives is a time where they can get away with the wildest hairstyles imaginable… so let them get it out of their system while they still can! Because once they hit the work world in a few years, they probably won’t have...

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