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Not Quite Adults

March 26, 20140 Comments

It’s probably happened more than once. The two of you spend an evening having a great time together, and you go to bed with a sense of pride welling up inside over the fact that you’ve raised such a wonderful young man. The next morning, though, it’s a completely different story. He’s almost late for […]

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Staying Motivated Through The Spring

March 12, 20140 Comments

As the weather gets warmer, it becomes increasingly difficult to stay motivated in the classroom. Teens just want to be free for the summer. Wondering how to keep them on track? This article can help. Child Losing Steam? How to Keep Kids and Teens Motivated at School Is your child or teen fighting with you […]

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 24, 20140 Comments

Today marks the start of National Eating Disorder Awareness week, a problem thousands of teens struggle with year after year. While eating disorders are hardly confined to the teen population, they certainly have a strong foothold within this group, and being aware of the signs and symptoms is the single best thing you can do […]

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Depression Prediction Made Easy?

February 19, 20140 Comments

Worried that your teen may suffer from depression at some point in time? New research suggests their could be a simple saliva test for boys that will predict depression. Saliva test may predict depression risk in boys A saliva test for teen boys with mild symptoms of depression might help identify those who will develop […]

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National Teen Dating Violence and Prevention Month

February 3, 20140 Comments

No parent wants to see their teen hurt or mistreated, yet statistics indicate that one out of every three teens will experience dating violence at some point in their lives. Now is the time to address it with your teen. February is National Teen Dating Violence and Prevention Month Dating violence can happen to any […]

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Teens Under Pressure

January 8, 20140 Comments

It seems most of us are under some amount of stress these days, and nowhere is that more true than in the teen population. While adults have the ability to handle heavy stress, most teens don’t, and teaching them how to do just that is a must. SOS for stressed out teens Teens are feeling […]

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Concussions and Homework Don’t Mix

January 6, 20140 Comments

If you’re like the parents of many student athletes these days, concussions are a major point of concern. With ongoing research into the real long-term damage concussions can cause in teen athletes, making sure your teen is not only safe during a sport, but also well-cared-for after an injury is a must. One new study […]

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Eating Disorders Cross Gender Lines

December 18, 20130 Comments

Parents of teen girls are often concerned about eating disorders, and with good reason. They can be a serious problem. Unfortunately, parents of teen boys need to be just as concerned. Eating disorders plague teenage boys,too Bryan Piperno was just 9 years old when he began keeping his secret. The Simi Valley, Calif., youngster tossed […]

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The Connection Between Facebook and Eating Disorders In Your Teen

December 11, 20130 Comments

Eating disorders are a real problem among teens. Facebook use among teens has been skyrocketing for years. Are the two actually connected? Research says Facebook could actually create an eating disorder in some teens. Could Facebook trigger eating disorders? Teenage girls who spend hours looking at posted photos ‘develop poor body image’ Teenage girls who […]

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Sleep Texting and Your Teen

December 9, 20130 Comments

Have a teen who falls asleep, phone in hand? It’s not quite as uncommon asĀ  you think, but it could lead to an entirely new problem, sleep texting. It’s not only strange for those receiving the message, but also a bit weird for your teen as well. Sleep texting latest teen disorder Olivia Priedeman, 17, […]

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