Understanding Your Teenager

Teen Judgement

https://youtu.be/Ps6cRz8DUj8 How do I get my kid to think before he does something stupid? “Good teen judgement” isn’t a phrase most people use in their daily lexicon. When adults think …

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Is your teen not communicating?

As adults, we can all probably remember being in situations where we had really big emotions but not been able to express them. Some parents might be tempted to take a “pull yourself up by the bootstraps and get going” kind of attitude with their kid. If your kid is in this kind of situation though, he or she is probably not in the “able to receive advice column.” Rather, they need emotional support.

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Bad Language and Teens – Why Do They Use It?

Kids also are growing up in a culture where online anonymity allows kids to say whatever they want with no repercussions. Sometimes kids think the kind of culture they experience online is okay in real life

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Are you uncomfortable with your teen’s “big” emotions?

Does responding to your teen’s extreme moods feel different than when they were a little kid having big emotions? How should your approach as a parent change? That’s the topic on this week’s Tips on Teens:

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Is Group Therapy Right For My Kid?

What happens in group therapy, and is it the right thing for your teen?

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What are the consequences of having not making boundaries with your kids?

Are the lines that you draw with your kids hazy, ill defined or just plain broken? What are the consequences of having no consequences?

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WHAT, TEENAGERS LIE?!

WHAT, TEENAGERS LIE?! Yes they do, and often! But what should you do about it?

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Does your teen daughter want to start dating? Is it freaking you out?

It might make you feel icky to think about you’re kid having a sex life, but it’ really important to talk about with them. How do you teach them about …

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Does it feel like your teenager is outgrowing or has “moved on” from his relationship with younger siblings?

https://youtu.be/RQ2NYxpzAPc “My 15 year old son has recently become a lot more focused on his friends and is much less interested in engaging with his 12 year old sister. He …

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