Parenting Teenagers - Article List

  • Mothers and Teenage Daughters
    The mother and teenage daughter relationship can be one of the most difficult relationships in existence. Between alternating moods and the lack of self-esteem and self-respect that a “normal” ...
  • Mothers and Daughters
    What's perhaps even worse than the dangerous opportunities teen girls are at risk for is the fact that most of them will not talk to their parents about these dangers they face. No matter how good ...
  • Fathering Teenagers
    Research on adolescent development by Child Trends notes that teens and their behaviors frequently “cluster”: good or bad behaviors (and good or bad peers) tend to come in groups. For instance, if ...
  • Manipulative Teenagers
    Dealing with manipulative adults is one thing, but dealing with manipulative children is something else entirely. It's a lot more challenging to handle such a situation because you're talking ...
  • M O T H E R H O O D
    Parenting teen girls is a huge challenge today and requires patience and perseverance. How can you tell when a teenage girl is at high risk for behaviors such as drug/alcohol use, dropping out of ...
  • F A T H E R H O O D
    "One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” George Herbert (17th Century English poet and clergyman) Every Father's Day, after the handmade cards have been carefully put away for ...
  • Screamfree Parenting
    Screamfree Parenting What is normal behavior for a child? Normal behavior in children depends on the child's age, personality, and physical and emotional development. A child's behavior may be a ...
  • Is Your Teen Mature Enough?
    Is Your Teen Mature Enough? Take one teenager, add one empty home and what do you have? A recipe for disaster, say some child development experts. Give an inch and many teens will take advantage ...
  • Teenage Sexuality
    Teenage Sexuality At some point or another teens and pre-teens start wondering about sex. Our natural instinct is of course to react uncomfortably. Sexual development however, is an important ...
  • A Decision on Tattoos & Piercing
    For many teenagers, hair and clothing is as important to them as food and water. Whether it's tattooing, body piercing, or the latest look in clothing, teens express themselves through what they ...
  • Teenage Piercing
    Piercing has become more than a fad. It’s been around too long and too popular to be labeled as such. Teenagers and piercing is becoming a parenting issue that five years ago parents of ten year ...
  • An Overprotective Parent
    Adolescence is full of opportunities for success and failure – and to be well-adjusted, teens need to experience both. Your daughter may miss the tie-breaking shot in a hockey game or be the only ...
  • Your Moodie Teenager
    Are Teenage Mood Swings Normal? Perhaps you’ve heard from 'You don't understand me?' to 'Why can't you just stop going on at me and leave me alone!' all before and are wondering if it’s normal. ...
  • Raising Great Teenagers
    Your teen still needs you more than ever Although it may seem like your teen doesn't need you anymore, children at this age actually need their parents more than ever. And although it may seem ...
  • Knowing Your Teenagers Feelings
    Teens who are skilled in managing emotions have insight into their own experience, feel understood by others, and are empowered to find their own solutions. On the other hand, teens lacking in ...
  • Run Away Teenagers
    Teens who run away are not bad. They have made a bad decision. They got themselves caught up in pressures that they felt the need to escape from. Instead of facing their problem and solving it, ...
  • What Teenage Girls should know about Dating Abuse?
    Parents worry about a number of things when a teen daughter starts dating. Sometimes it can be difficult for parents to tell if their daughter is in an abusive relationship. Bad boyfriends don’t ...
  • Emotional Abuse Among Teenagers
    Relationships Should Not Hurt; You Deserve to Be Happy There are many teens in dating relationships who are being emotionally abused and do not realize it. Most media attention focuses on physical ...
  • Teenagers and Substance Abuse
    Two-thirds of parents say that seeing and hearing alcohol ads make teens more likely to drink alcohol, and almost three-quarters of parents say that alcohol companies are not doing enough to limit ...
  • Teen's Behavior and their Sleep Pattern
    New study findings suggest that a preference for nighttime over daytime activities may be associated with antisocial behavior in adolescences, even in children as young as 8 years old. Those who ...
  • Dealing with Rebellious Teenagers
    Rebellious teens are youth that don't think about their family members and have no honour for their parents. They don't think regarding what their friend circle and social will say about their ...
  • Helping Teenagers Get Over Failure
    Whether it's failing in test, or losing in dance competition or sports, failure can be painful for children. Read Worst Contributors to Teen Failure During such situations, what can you do to help ...
  • Handling Failure with Teenagers
    Win some, lose some Some teenagers take failure - whether in sport, exams or relationships - in their stride. Some others sulk for about 20 minutes - a very short-term crisis. However, if your ...
  • How Girls Bully
    Most studies about bullying focus on boys as aggressors but girls can be bullies too and when girls bully it can be an entirely different beast. When we think of bullying we tend to think of ...
  • Bullying And Your Teen
    Many children and young people have to cope with bullying. There are different types of bullying and some are easier to cope with than others - here's some pointers. Bullying includes: Teasing and ...
  • Untidy Teenagers
    If you are lucky enough to have a tidy teenager then you are envied by many parents! Untidiness, in most cases, grows at an alarming rate during the teenage years. Clothes on the bedroom floor, ...
  • Low Self Esteem in Teenagers
    Low self esteem became a pop culture phenomenon in the mid-eighties, and since then has carried a low impact response when in fact low self esteem is a very serious issue facing the majority of ...
  • Teenage Problems
    The teenage years are fraught with all kinds of problems, from low self-esteem and peer pressure to lack of motivation and chronic untidiness, but you can help your child through all of them. ...
  • Broken Hearts: Why Relationships Fail?
    Boredom Spending almost every waking moment with the same person for the rest of your life may alternately seem comforting and terrifying. Probably the thing you worry most about is getting sick ...
  • Mother's Guide to Teen Daughter
    Mother's Guide to Teen Daughter Tears, fights and backtalk—raising a teenage daughter is not always a bed of roses. But what's normal? Evelyn Resh wants you to know that loving her and liking her ...