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.

Teen Milestone: Not Giving in to Peer Pressure

Oct 12, 2021

Help your teen manage peer pressure by reinforcing their positive sense of self, modeling values, and suggesting different ways to say no.

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Teen Milestone: Bouncing Back from Failure

Oct 12, 2021

The way your teens learn to handle failure can make them more resilient.

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Teen Milestone: Self-Advocacy

Oct 12, 2021

Parents can help teens learn self-advocacy.

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Teen Milestone: Learning to Drive

Oct 12, 2021

It's time to move over and let your teen take the driver's seat.

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Teen Milestone: Setting Life Goals

Oct 08, 2021

Setting life goals is important because it sets teens up for adulthood success — they learn that going for a goal means you can achieve it.

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Teen Milestone: Seeking Role Models

Oct 08, 2021

Encourage your teen to connect with trusted adults in the community.

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Category: Milestones