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Teens and Smartphones: Five Rules to Live By

Most teenagers today have a cell phone. Many parents find that cell phones are the easiest way to communicate with their teenage children. If you’re planning on purchasing your teenager a smartphone, it’s important that you lay down the ground rules ahead of time. Here are five things you should do before a phone hits your More »

Memorial Hermann Prevention & Recovery Center

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What Is Memorial Hermann Prevention & Recovery Center? The Prevention & Recovery Center is part of the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, which is the largest, not for profit hospital in Texas. The center serves as the drug and alcohol treatment center with 60 beds for young adults who come to the center for their alcohol More »

Teen Drug Addiction Information

The National Institutes of Health, through the National Institute on Drug Abuse, launched a website to help teach adolescents, aged 11 to 15, about drug abuse. Catering to teachers and parents as well, the institute was able to tap teenagers while developing the site so that its content appropriately addresses their concerns in a timely More »

Music gets troubled teens back on track – Education – Bury Free Press

MUSIC is being used to help young people re-engage with education and put their lives back on track. Simon Glenister established Noise Solution to give young people referred from schemes such as Youth Offenders and Social Services the opportunity to learn how to make music. via Music gets troubled teens back on track – Education More »

Teenage Drivers – Costing You a Fortune?

You’ve dreaded the day you knew would come; your teenager is planning to get a drivers license. And please don’t tell any parent that the transition to being a “teen” driver from a passenger won’t scare the pants off you. Most parents have been there – done that. A car or truck from the 1950’s, More »

When Your Teen Keeps Letting You Down

When Your Teen Keeps Letting You Down Rescue Youth

Living with a teenager usually means having to learn to live with a lot of broken promises, them getting into trouble and the tall-tales and cover-ups when they do. Most kids will let their parents down over something at some point. And if we’re honest with ourselves about our teenage years we’ll probably have to More »

The Ripple Effect of Defiant Behavior: When Parents Pay the Price

The Ripple Effect of Defiant Behavior: When Parents Pay the Price by James Lehman, MSW James Lehman, creator of The Total Transformation Program, examines the effects of acting out behavior on parents and the family, and reveals how to calm the storm in the home. Q: A child’s behavior problems can cause disturbances in a family More »

How to Approach a Troubled Teen

As parents, it’s very difficult for us to see that our children are suffering from peer pressure, especially if it’s already causing them a variety of problems. We don’t know how to talk to them about what’s bothering them, and we don’t even know how to approach them. For this reason, here are some tips More »

Good Cop/Bad Cop Parenting

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Good Cop/Bad Cop Parenting by James Lehman, MSW If you and your spouse take opposing roles in dealing with your kids, you’re not alone. Many parents take on the roles of “good cop” and “bad cop” in the family. For instance, Dad is the kid’s best buddy, and mom is the nag. Or dad is strict More »

Teenagers Rights in the UK

In the UK, you are legally an adult at the age of 18, which means you can drink, you can get married without your parents’ permission, and you can vote. But do you know what age teenagers are allowed to work in the UK? Or learn to drive? Or open a bank account? Most teenagers More »

Peer Pressure: How To Help Your Child Deal With It

You were a youth once so you probably know how it is like to deal with peer pressure. It is characteristic of children and teenager to strive hard to belong to a peer group. These are the days when they are establishing their individuality and still finding out how they really are. Peer pressure can More »

Fort Gordon Youth ChalleNGe Academy

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What Is Forth Gordon Youth ChalleNGe Academy? The Fort Gordon Youth ChalleNGe Academy is a no-nonsense, demanding, and tough approach to the participant’s future success. Its main goal is to assist at-risk youth with life and academic skills training which aim to improve his/her employment potential and to create a productive citizenry. The academy is More »

Stages of Teen Development

Teen development is important because it involves social, emotional, mental, and physical changes. Many of these changes happen during puberty where a teenager becomes mature sexually. Puberty occurs between 10 to 14 years old for girls and 12 to 16 years old for boys. When a teenager’s body changes, he will surely have many questions regarding sexual health. Noticeable changes during puberty include development of one’s unique opinions and personality as well as being influenced greatly by peers. Teenagers also start to establish their independence from their parents as well as increased ability to differentiate right and wrong.

How Parents Can Help Teens in Handling Anger Issues

Parenting is a huge responsibility especially in today’s modern environment where a lot of factors can contribute to a child’s behavior. The tough part comes once you have to do some teen parenting. Teenage years are known to be a challenge not only to kids but to their parents as well. This phase in your More »

Youth Villages

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What Is Youth Villages? Founded in 1986, Youth Villages provides comprehensive services and programs to help build strong families. It aids teenagers in independent living when they age out of state custody. It also offers short-term placements for kids in crisis and restores families via its exhaustive in-home services. It implements treatment models, which are More »