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Building a Loving Bridge of Communication with Your Teen

| Adolescence, Critical Thinking, Encouragement, Parent-child Communication, Parenting, Parenting Blogs, Self-Esteem | No Comments

During the first 12 years, you may have enjoyed a close, affectionate relationship with your child. But after puberty, things change. Your child wants to put early childhood in the past, and the push for self-definition and independence begins. The older teens…

Distracted Driving – How to Save A Teen’s Life

| Parenting, Teen Culture, Teen Driving, Teen Success | No Comments

Most people have heard about distracted driving but don’t really understand what’s going on. Give a teen a link to this post. It might help save his or her life. Death by the numbers… These days, fewer teenagers are getting…

Sexual Harassment/Assault/Misconduct/Abuse – The Cure

| Adolescence, Education, Health & Nutrition, Parent-child Communication, Parenting Books, Teen Sex | No Comments

As I write this, it seems as if the news reports a new story of high-profile sexual misconduct every day. A few days ago, a story of over 180 sexual assaults by therapists employed by the spa chain, Massage Envy….

Your Teen Is Fighting a Hard Battle

| Adolescence, Encouragement, Inspiring Quotes, Parenting | No Comments

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” I love this quote. For me, this plea for compassion hits home more than any other quote on the subject. It’s often attributed to Plato, but it comes from…