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: 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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Category: Milestones

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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Category: Milestones

Teen Milestone: Showing Compassion

Oct 06, 2021

Fan the flames of your teen's compassion and they’ll bring it with them into adulthood as they go into the world.

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Category: Milestones

Teen Milestone: First Romantic Interest

Oct 06, 2021

Your teen's first romantic interest is an important first step in building healthy romantic relationships for the future.

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Category: Milestones

3 Things To Remember About Teen Friendships

Jun 16, 2021

Three things to keep in mind as we support our teens' evolving friendships.

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The Little Book of Life Skills

Jun 08, 2021

Erin Zammett Ruddy, author of "The Little Book of Life Skills" discusses must-have life skills for teens.

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