Testing limits is an important part of adolescence. Learn how to support teens to do so, while maintaining clear boundaries that prevent risk-taking and keep them safe and moral. Gain strategies for guiding teens to develop supportive peer relationships, take a healthy approach to their developing sexuality, become safe drivers and make smart choices when faced with pressures related to drugs, alcohol or other situations that may put them at risk.
There are essential lessons parents must learn about bullying. These are among the most critical.
Tips for avoiding social media pitfalls.
As parents or guardians of teenagers we must set clear and firm expectations about risky behaviors.
Some of the most critical discussions we can have with our tweens and teens are about avoiding substance use. Here are ten strategies to help parents openly talk about drugs and other substances.
Parents can help teens avoid risk and peer pressure to use alcohol, drugs and other substances with a simple strategy. Learn about the “Check-in Rule” and how to use it effectively.
As teens struggle to answer the challenging question, “Who am I?”, when should parents jump in to help and when should they let them make mistakes?