Help for Bullied Children and Teens

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Those who have never been bullied before are less likely to understand the grave affects it can have on someone’s life. This is especially true for kids and teens as they are not yet equipped with the ability to handle negative matters on their own. Bullying has been known to leave kids feeling alone, hurt, […]

How to Motivate Your Teen

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Motivated teens are a powerful addition to their family, as well as their community. When your teen is motivated, their behavioral will reflect their motivation. They will have a desire to succeed at home, at school, at work, and as a part of a larger community, as well. Not only does their behavior improve, but […]

Balancing Love & Discipline with your Teen

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These days, it seems that children, and especially teenagers, are growing up too fast. The early teen years are an express route to a world of adult decisions and responsibilities, which often results in teens who are undisciplined and out of control. Though some of this can be blamed on the culture and world that […]

Is Your Teen Responsible Enough For A Summer Job?

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Most teens are excited about getting their very first job. That job usually gives them a sense of adulthood and responsibility. Although you will only be just considering letting them work for a season, you want to make sure that you are making a good decision. It is obvious that if your teen is not […]

Summer Job Options For Your Teen

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Some teens will find that all they want to do during the long summer months are lay in bed, text, and play their electronic games. For others, summertime is filled with school, as they work hard to catch up on subjects they missed or work to get ahead. For still other teens, summer is the […]

Helping Your Teen Accept & Embrace A Step-Parent

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Moving on after a divorce or break-up can be hard on your teenager. The family dynamic that they’ve known for years is now changed, and there is nothing that they can do about it. This can be very stressful for them to deal with, and in most cases, teens are known to shut down. Once […]

Top 5 Volunteer Opportunities for Your Teen

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When you mention the word “volunteer” to your teenager, your suggestion may be met with moans of resistance. However, volunteering is a very worthy and valuable way for your teen to fill his or her free time. The key to convincing your teenager that volunteering is a good idea is to find a volunteer opportunity […]

5 Fun Summer Bonding Activities You Can Do With Your Teen

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As the school year winds down, the warm weather returns, and the days get longer. Parents know that it is only a matter of time before they hear the words, “I’m bored!” coming from their teenage child’s mouth. Though many teens are old enough to get a summer job or entertain themselves for some time, […]