teens


13 reasons why not: Talking to teens about suicide

It’s not just teens that are talking about the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. Parents are also curious about the story of Hannah Baker and her descent into suicide. “What message does this show send to kids?” some have asked. “Does it really glorify suicide?”

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What you need to know about your teen's brain

A long, sometimes turbulent, teen phase is key to future competency for your child – at least as far as brain development is concerned!

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Easing back on your teen's gaming

By the age of 15 or so, our kids need to be well on the way to self-limiting their indulgence in video or online gaming. Healthy gaming habits will serve them well once they leave home. But what if your teen’s excessive gaming is really worrying you?

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Limiting your teen's cellphone use

My 14-year-old is up late every night on her cellphone, even though we have tried to put restrictions in place.

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A teen pregnancy in the family

She's pregnant. You're shocked. Here are some guidelines to help you through this unexpected time of confusion and heartache.

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