Ways to Avoid Predators on MySpace.com

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Social networks, blogs, and photo sharing are the things teenagers do on my space.com. Most people find these harmless; the Internet is full of these types of sights. Parents need to beware of the dangers involved with social networking. Social networking sites have become more and more mainstream for our young people. Did you know […]

How can High School Counselors Help your Teen?

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When thinking about high school, we all have special memories. High school is a time of life when students change emotionally and physically as they become young adults. Most high school students struggle with self esteem and personal ideas and look for acceptance in their social group. Peer pressure accompanied by stress from academic studies […]

Teenager Tattoos and Piercings: How Parents can Deal with them?

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What kinds of regulations govern Tattoo Parlors and places where body parts can be pierced? You could even insist that you consult the health department about it, or the family doctor. Is your child planning to enter the military in the future? Some branches of the military will not accept recruits who are overly “decorated.” […]

Childhood Obesity Causes and Remedies

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Before we delve into this dilemma, perhaps we should clear up any initial uncertainty. An obese child is not a few pounds overweight. Childhood obesity is when total body weight is more than 25 percent fat in boys and more than 32 percent fat in girls (Lohman, 1987). It is not cute. It is not […]

Appreciating Your Teenagers: A Parenting Advice on It

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She will take a few steps forward, and then several back. She won’t move in a straight line directly from childhood to adulthood. There will be some significant detours. Fortunately, there is light at the end of the tunnel. The key is to find ways to appreciate your teen even if she is presently engaged […]

Effects on Teens by Drug Use in the Family

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So they tell their children to obey them, not to observe and imitate them. This posture is almost certainly doomed to failure.When I was a child, both of my parents smoked. This was before smoking was known to be the major health issue it is today. On Halloween, I loved to receive candy cigarettes, because […]

Troubled Teens

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No topic was a no-go zone. This was how Vivienne and Eric safeguarded their family from the typical dangers associated with rearing two lively young teenagers. The proliferation of drugs and promiscuous sex at their local school was a regular dinnertime conversation. Sometimes Vivienne and Eric would have to make a concerted effort to hide […]

Issues That Concern Teenagers

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So, if you’ve a problematic teen, never think the problem is unsolvable (sometimes it does appear so) but relax and continue reading. We have two types of teenage problems. The problem they have no control over. This can be caused by people close to them like divorce by their parents ‘an act of God.’ In […]