Growth & Development

Adolescence is a time of profound growth. Parents must understand the physical, social and emotional development that occurs in order to raise young people prepared to thrive.

Do You Have an Irrational Fear of Teens?

Mar 10, 2022

An irrational fear of teens (or ephebiphobia) can lead us to “othering” our teens and hurt them at times when they need us the most.

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What Teen Boys Think About Body Image

Feb 11, 2022

Hear what teen boys have to say about body image issues.

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How Stereotypes of Teens Harm Families

Jan 10, 2022

Not buying into stereotypes can lead to healthier relationships between parents and teens.

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Be Grateful for Teen Milestones

Oct 20, 2021

We're celebrating teen milestones this November. Read one every day and see if the teens in your life have reached this developmental moment.

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Category: Milestones

Extracurricular Activities: Benefits and Balance

Oct 19, 2021

Learn about the benefits of extracurricular activities, balancing those benefits with their drawbacks, and more.

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Teen Milestone: Setting Boundaries in Relationships

Oct 13, 2021

Now is the time for your young person to figure out how to establish boundaries in a relationship.

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Category: Milestones

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