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: Learning from a Mistake

Oct 07, 2021

Teens learning from mistakes so they don’t repeat them is an important milestone.

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Teen Milestone: Choosing Friends Over Parents

Oct 07, 2021

Your teen choosing a friend over a parent for an activity is a sign that you raised a self-sufficient human who feels prepared to go out into the world.

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Teen Milestone: Arguing Thoughtfully

Oct 07, 2021

Arguing is a powerful tool of expression that parents should celebrate, even when teens use it to push against boundaries.

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Teen Milestone: Graduating from School

Oct 07, 2021

Graduation is a time for parents to reflect on how their child has grown and changed.

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Teen Milestone: Seeing Parents as Actual People

Oct 07, 2021

Seeing parents as actual people gives teens a place to aim as they head towards adulthood.

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Teen Milestone: Analyzing Feelings

Oct 06, 2021

Your teen is learning to recognize their feelings and work backward to find the cause.

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