Center for Parent and Teen Communication

CPTC is fortunate to receive editorial contributions from a range of multi-disciplinary experts, journalists, youth, and more.

Why Preparing Your Teen for Their First Period is Protective to Them

Mar 16, 2023

A child's first period is major developmental milestone that often coincides with their process of self-discovery.


How to Have Conversations About Race at Home

Nov 30, 2022

Five strategies for having conversations with your teens about race at home. 


10 Ways Parents Can Show Their Teens Love

Nov 04, 2022

Saying, "I love you" is the easiest way parents can show teens love. Here are ten others.


Educator Newsletter Signup

Oct 21, 2022

Join our community of middle school and high school educators.

Category: Resources

Spanish Language Resources

Sep 20, 2022

Parenting content that builds on cultural strengths and addresses the unique stressors Latino families face when raising teens today.


Be Your Own Advocate

Sep 04, 2022

For teens, part of growing up means learning to speak up and get your voice heard.

Category: For Teens

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