Are you a mother or father with a teenager? It might be time to have that “talk” with your teen. We mean the “first car” talk, of course. Although every parent worries about their teenager driving, it might be very useful for your teenager to have their own car. It’ll teach them how to care for a valuable asset, which is an important life skill. Here are 7 tips for buying your teenager a carRead More
It would be almost impossible to overstate the effects and dangers of drug abuse, so many fathers find themselves overwhelmed with the idea of talking to their children about this sensitive topic. After all, how can you truly convey the impact of so destructive? In fact, with a few simple tips, many parents find that discussing this subject with their children can be easier and more productive than they ever thought possible.Read More
As a parent, you might find it very difficult to have meaningful conversations about drugs and alcohol with your child. What you need to understand is that you are the most powerful force in the life of your child. If you do not speak to them, you are passively making a statement about the issue. You need to give them clear information and counsel about the issue so that there will be no misunderstandings. Here are some tips to get you started on your way to having a successful conversation with them.
We have all seen news stories about the increased stress that our youth face these days, and the increase in the effects of anxiety and alcohol featuring so destructively in their fledgling lives has led to countless problems in our society. So in this article we will first explore how parents can detect the symptoms of severe anxiety with the young, that often leads to alcohol and drug abuse, and then explore to best deal with what has become an everyday problemRead More
Whether your child (and I use the term loosely) is applying for a first holiday job while at college, or their first proper career job, seeing them actually take an interest in paying their way in the world is one of those ‘rites of passage’ things that goes with becoming an adult...Read More