A List of Helpful Teen Parenting Books

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“You’re Grounded Till You’re Thirty!: What Works and What Doesn’t in Parenting Today’s Teens” by Judith E. Craig Judith Craig is a clinical psychologist and professional coach. In her book she teaches parents to address the stages that they are going through and learn how you react. This helps you handle your teen better. The […]

Teens on the Internet: Awareness and Tips for Parents

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Teens today really do have a world at their feet. It is a virtual world, granted, but that doesn’t make it any less influential. It is a supreme challenge for parents to get up to speed on the Internet. Teens do not have that problem, the Internet moves at the speed of teens-that is, much […]

Teens and Pornography: Be Aware and Abstain Your Adolescents to It

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Unless you’re carefully monitoring the sites that your teenager visits, chances are that he or she has seen graphic depictions of pornography, including pictures that portray deviant behavior. Even if your teen isn’t actively searching for such sites, simply opening a spam email can give them an eyeful. These emails are sent out to tease […]

How to Cope With Your Teen’s Desires?

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Dr. Gilda Speaks to Parents How to Cope With Your Teen’s Desires by Gilda Carle, Ph.D. www.DrGilda.com Dear Dr. Gilda, My teenage daughter and I fight all the time. She has a boyfriend and a few girlfriends who I just can’t stand. How can I get her to see the light? I’d like to spend […]

Facing Peer Pressure and All About It

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This helps teens become aware of the problems of peer pressure in order to better cope with it. Teens are exposed to an environment where drugs, violence, sex, money and peer pressure is an ever present force that affects both their behavior and perception of life. Why Do People Give in to Peer Pressure? Some […]

What do you know about the Symptoms, Causes and Treatment for ADD in Teenagers?

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Symptoms of ADD in Adolescents range; including forgetfulness difficulty, staying on task (quick loss of interest) and maintaining effort, lack of focus, difficulty with transitions or prioritizing tasks, following instructions and completing school work, losing things, problems with misplacing things needed for tasks, difficulty finishing projects, becoming easily distracted by extraneous stimuli, restlessness, difficulty remembering […]

Finding Organizations that Help Teens

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There are many options out there when looking for organizations that help teens. The first step to finding the right program or organization is determining what areas your teen needs help with. You would not want to get a drug abuse counselor if your teen is depressed but not using drugs. So make sure you […]

Helping Teens Develop Study Habits

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Let’s assume you are reading this as the parent of a 5-year-old. When your child brings home papers from school, express interest and delight in them. Ask about what happened in school. Make sure your child knows his job is his education, and that his experiences each day are just as worthy of discussion as […]