Posts tagged Teens
A Step-by-Step Guide to Treating Teen Depression

Teenage depression can be devastating for both the teen and their surrounding family. The teenage years can be a tumultuous time for every family, as teens test the boundaries of adulthood, but this time can be even more difficult for depressed teens surrounded by a society that’s indifferent or even hostile toward mental health. Many parents may feel overwhelmed by either the cost or logistics of seeking help for their loved one. But breaking down the process into smaller steps can help you find the light at the end of the tunnel.

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5 Tips In Teaching Your Teens How To Drive

You’ve always known this moment was coming, but you didn’t know it would come so soon. It seems like just yesterday that you were teaching your child how to walk. Okay, don’t freak out. You’ll get through this just like you’ve gotten through every parenting milestone so far. You’ve got this. Here are 5 tips for teaching your teens how to drive.

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How To Build A Bright Future For Your Child

It is the hope of every parent that their child will grow up to find success, joy and stability. In order for this to happen, a parent will need to do a great job in bringing up the child and creating a stable environment for them. This can be a huge challenge, andthere are a few different ways that you can build towards a brighter future for your children, and this could have a massive impact on their entire life.

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Gift Ideas For Your Strapping Young Lads

There are many different types of gift ideas available for your sons, and it pays to delve into the diverse range of options created by a swift uprise in technology.  Take the number one spot as best gift giver this year, and check out some of the best gift ideas for your strapping young lads.

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Key Tips On Teaching Your Children To Drive Safely

It has come to the that day: Your teen is almost his/her legal driving age. You are feeling mixed emotions--frightened, proud, or excited--or all those feelings at the same time! The best way to ease your mind is putting your greatest effort in helping your child prepare for the road

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How to Keep Your Teens Safe From Alcohol and Addiction

You’ve already had “the talk” about drugs, but the blank stare you got in return wasn’t enough to inspire confidence.  And as each day passes, more young lives are lost to overdose. After seven years of decline, overdose deaths jumped by 19 percent in 2015. These are children whose lives were taken from them before they even had a chance to get started. Our wakeup call is here and now. And now that you’re rightly terrified, it’s time for a bit of good news.

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3 Sports to Build Your Teens' Confidence

Some teenagers are naturally confident and outgoing, some are more shy and need to be brought out. Others take a bit of a knock - socially, hormonally - and they struggle to get back to themselves. Being a kid can be really tough and riding the highs and lows of life at a young age is more difficult than adults ever remember. What can help, though, is giving them the opportunity to get off the couch and stuck into a sport that will help to boost their self-confidence.

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Does Your Child Want a Motorcycle Instead of a Car? Here Are Some Considerations

Most people don’t realise that a car is no longer essential for everyday living. Even if you live far from the city or any local stores, it’s not necessary to purchase a car anymore unless you plan to have a large family. Your children are more exposed to the alternatives to driving than you were, and as such, they’re more aware of reasons to forgo the car in favour of greener or more money-efficient alternatives. 

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Teenager's First Car: How To Keep Calm

When your kids grow into teenagers, you know it’s only a matter of time before they start thinking about getting a driver’s license. Soon after this, you’ll be picking out their very first car. Naturally, they’d like to be cruising around in a head-turner, yet safety happens to be on the top of your list - so how do you choose one that makes everyone happy, without breaking the bank?

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Computer Buying Tips When Selecting A New Computer For Your Kids School Work

If you’re one of those fathers who lacks in the computer science department, trying to buy a new PC for your kids to do school work on can seem like an insurmountable task. Fortunately, there are some ways to narrow down the search in order to make the purchase less difficult than...

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Choosing A Mobile Phone For Your Child

The smartphone era has brought extremely tough challenges for parents who need to get phones for their children. The competition from smartphone companies makes it even harder with new gadgets and new features being rolled out at nauseating speeds. Whether it is an Android, Windows or...

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Connecting With Your Kids When Working Through The Following Six Strategies

Is it just me or even you all who feel that the kids grow up way to fast? And we do know that the kids require quantity and quality of time in order to connect with them. We do know the value of tying heart strings between us. But what do all...

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Staying The Course: The Importance Of Father-Son Bonding As Your Kids Get Older

There is a cliche that has persisted for at least as long as we have had the written word, and probably for longer. While mothers and daughters can talk to each other about anything, fathers and sons have a more distant relationship. To be more accurate, in the early years, fathers will do everything to make time...

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10 Foolproof Rules For Dads of Teens

When I was approached to write about rules for Dads of teens, my immediate reaction was "like totally." Rule #1: Don't pretend to talk like a teen. It doesn't work. Especially if you're in your 40's like me. Like the saying goes "Act your age not your shoe size." So what makes me an expert in teens you may be wondering? Well I have two teens — one boy age 15 and one girl age 13. I have a third who is 10 going on 16 (I kid you not.) So I think I qualify for the position.

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After Dad's Sudden Death, Teen Finds Ways To Deal With Her Anguish And, In Turn, Help Others

CHICAGO — Genevieve Liu sits back in bed each night, still thinking of her father before she sleeps. He used to sing the same song to his children at bedtime, often before he'd head to surgery to save the life of someone else's child.

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