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  • New research shows that the brain is still developing in teenagers. The implications of this are discussed, along with some tips for good communication during the teenage years.

    Inside the Teenager's Brain

    Inside the Teenager's Brain

    by Kathy Burton11

  • Your child has just come out to you. Now what? These days, more and more parents are being faced with homosexuality in their children as it becomes more accepted by society. Tips on how to respond.

    When Your Child Admits They're Homosexual

    When Your Child Admits They're Homosexual

    by Tracy Sheppard2

  • A parent lets go of her child during stages of child development, allowing the child to grow up and eventually become independent. This can be more difficult for the parent than it is for the child.

    How to Let Go and Let Your Child Grow Up

    How to Let Go and Let Your Child Grow Up

    by Janis Leslie Evans95

  • When it comes to chitchats, teenagers have a lot to say most of the time. It’s all just a matter of sparking a conversation with them. On that account, this list provides 120+ conversation starters for teens that are ready for use!

    120+ Conversation Starters for Teens

    120+ Conversation Starters for Teens

    by Cheeky Kid0

  • Many parents report back talk as a behavior of concern. Learn what really constitutes back talk and how to encourage your child to express themselves in a respectful, healthy way.

    Rethinking Back Talk

    Rethinking Back Talk

    by Jules Ker0

  • Car insurance for teen drivers cost more since accidents by teenage drivers are the number one cause of death among teens. Tips to help decide if your teenager is ready to drive are given.

    Is My Teenager Ready to Drive?

    Is My Teenager Ready to Drive?

    by Kristin Trapp8

  • It is important to have cell phone rules for kids. Your family cell phone policy should include limits on cell phones at night and at school, and you should monitor cell phone contacts for young kids.

    6 Cell Phone Rules for Kids and Teenagers

    6 Cell Phone Rules for Kids and Teenagers

    by Kristin Trapp39

  • Self-absorption, bitching and moaning, extreme negativity, an inability to plan ahead...these are characteristics of teens that drive us parents nutty. But, if we appreciate that their brains are still developing and their behavior is normal, we can relax, stop worrying, and enjoy their teen years.

    How to Keep Your Sanity and Happily Parent a Teenager

    How to Keep Your Sanity and Happily Parent a Teenager

    by McKenna Meyers6

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