Archives for June 2016

How Social Media Has Changed the Way Teens Measure Popularity

Teenagers are having a popularity contest on social media. While teens used to compare their appearance to their classmates, there’s much more to compare now because of the connection teens have to people around the globe. Social media has opened up a slew of measures of popularity, and it’s causing stress and anxiety for everyone Read more..

The Parents Toolbox for Extreme Behavior Disorders in Teens

Behavioral disorders disrupt not only the children who suffer from them, but all of the people around them. The two most common are oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder. Learn about them and how to deal with life as you care for your teen with a behavioral disorder. Oppositional Defiant Disorder Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) Read more..

How a Lack of Composure Ruined Communication with Your Teen

Many parents are at fault for ruining communication with their teenagers. As hard as that is to accept, it’s true. The good news is that there are ways to re-open up the lines of communication with your teen. The following discusses how the communication was ruined, probably unbeknownst to you, and how to get your Read more..

3 Misunderstandings You May Have with a Hard Headed Teenager

Parenting is never easy, especially during the adolescence stage. Conflict is the biggest problem parents report. Many times, most of the arguments that ensue are due to misunderstandings. Teenagers and parents often fail at communication because they have a difficult time understanding each other. The following three common misunderstandings can help you deal with your Read more..