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Facing Facebook with Tweens and Teens

“Everybody’s doing it!” These words strike terror into the hearts of most parents. Unfortunately, in the case of Facebook, it’s essentially the truth. Facebook pages can be about everything from the family dog to slices of pizza. While Facebook is an excellent social networking tool and has facilitated the rekindling of many a friendship, it More »

Sound Parent

Sound Parent, based in Bainbridge Island, Washington, is a parent coaching service, which is known nationally for its effectiveness. It caters to parents who feel hopeless, discouraged, confused, or overwhelmed due their problems with their children. Through parent coaching, a parent is helped to understand her present situation, identify what is working, and set goals More »

What Parents Must Know About Juvenile Delinquency

A number of children under the age of 18 have been reported to be involved in juvenile delinquency in the recent years. This is why many communities are determined to reduce the rate of juvenile delinquency by helping families and friends understand the possible root causes of the problem and explain the consequences that lie More »

Parent Coach Professionals

Parent Coach Professionals offer guidance and support for families who have a struggling young adult or teen. It offers a non-therapeutic approach in order to empower and direct families who are searching for ways to resolve conflict and find new directions to family encouragement and success in order to maintain involvement and consistency. Parents often More »

One Tough Job

One Tough Job is both a website and campaign, which is sponsored by the Massachusetts Children’s Trust Fund. The Trust Fund has been in existence since 1988 and has been working for the protection of children and strengthening of families. It also aims to support parents by offering information and skills so that they can More »

Tragic Loss of a Friend: Helping Your Teen Cope

Losing a friend or loved one is always difficult, but it can be much harder for a teenager to deal with the loss of one of their peers because they still at least somewhat believe that they are invincible. After all, this thought process is what leads teens to do so many dangerous things, and More »

Inappropriate Behavior – Why Parents Dismiss it as a Phase

Inappropriate Teen Behavior Not A Phase Rescue Youth Articles

Inappropriate Behavior – Why Parents Dismiss it as a Phase by James Lehman, MSW Q: Why do parents tend to dismiss inappropriate behavior as “a phase?” James: When a child is between 18 months and two years old, they’ll start to walk away and say “no” to their parent. The child is practicing a new skill. More »

Divorced But Still Parents

Divorced but Still Parents

A divorce is the legal way of ending a marriage. Sounds simple, right? Well, it is not that simple when there is a child in the middle, a child who has to face the brutal reality of his parents breaking up. His parents that he or she equally loves, the parents that were always saw More »

Future Men

What Is Future Men? Future Men for God is a facility dedicated to transforming young men who have childish obsessions and behaviors such as problems with self-control, sloppy clothing, offensive habits/language, disrespectful, anger, slothfulness, foolish friends, and godless music, to men who embrace freedoms and responsibilities. It provides counseling based on the Bible and worldview 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 »

3 Ideas for School Fundraisers

There are many ways that you as a parent can help out at your child’s school. One of the best things is to get involved with the school fundraising efforts. Many schools are underfunded and rely heavily on the extra money that comes in through fetes, galas and other events. As well as raising much More »

Pre-teen Girls and Sexualised Clothing: Setting the Boundaries

  You may have seen a UK program entitled The Sex Education Show: Stop Pimping Our Kids earlier this year in which high street discount fashion retailer Primark was targeted for wrongly – at least in the opinions of concerned parents – marketing and selling mature clothing items for kids. Items which outraged mothers up 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 »

Good Cop/Bad Cop Parenting

Good Cop Bad Cop Parenting Rescue Youth Articles

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 »