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: Following Through on a Goal

Oct 13, 2021

The drive and determination to see a goal through are major assets in your teen's transition to adulthood.

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Teen Milestone: Accepting Consequences

Oct 13, 2021

Pat your teen on the back for showing the signs of mature thinking.

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Teen Milestone: Making a Well-Thought-Out Decision

Oct 13, 2021

Decisions are a big deal for teens.

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Teen Milestone: Looking to Friends for Advice

Oct 13, 2021

It's natural for teens to begin seeking advice from friends instead of parents.

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Teen Milestone: Defining Friend Groups

Oct 13, 2021

Your young person is starting to define their friend groups and learning to value the quality of friendships over quantity.

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Teen Milestone: Thinking Deeply About Possibilities

Oct 13, 2021

The transition from concrete to abstract ways of thinking is a big developmental deal for your teen.

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Category: Milestones

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