Tips on Teens

Allowance for Teens… Respecting the Almighty Dollar (Part 1)

Tips on Teens #025a Odds are that your teenager has no appreciation for the value of a dollar.  According to the 2014 Teens and Personal Finance Survey from Junior Achievement …

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Why You Need To Play Catch With Your Kids

Clues on Kids #013 You should play catch with your kid.  It sounds simple enough.  Yet many parents overlook the importance of this profound activity. Profound?  My kid and I …

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When Your Good Kid Has Bad Friends

Tips on Teens #013 Remember when your child was sweet and innocent?  She wore pretty dresses, enjoyed Radio-Disney and had such nice and polite friends… and that was last semester! …

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How Parents Cope with the Inevitable Schoolyard Bully

Clues on Kids #007 Your little guy has been a bit gloomy lately.  It’s gotten worse as the week has gone on.  Now he doesn’t even want to go to …

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Are Vape Pens Dangerous?

Tips on Teens #032 So your teens says this to you… But Mom, the vape pen is safer than smoking cigarettes.  There’s no nicotine!  I’m not smoking weed.  It’s just …

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Missing the Sweet Child that Your Teen Used to Be

Tips on Teens #001 Remember that sweet and affectionate child who used to run to meet you at the door, jump into your arms and give you a big kiss? …

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“But, It’s Not Fair!”

Clues on Kids #005 Do you remember how unfair your parents were when you were a kid?  Do you remember that day as a child with tears steaming down your …

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Co-Parenting with Your Hated Ex-Spouse

Tips on Teens #012 Finally, it was the last straw.  Both you and your spouse decided to call it quits.  Just get through the divorce and there will be no …

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Puberty… It’s Closer Than You Think

Clues on Kids #006 That’s right, Mom and Dad.  Your darling little angel is inevitably going to go through puberty and never be the same again.  It is time to …

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Impulsive Teen Behavior

Tips on Teens #031 Our last article, Adolescent Brain Development talked about how a teen’s thought process is impaired due to the prefrontal cortex being underdeveloped during the teen years. …

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