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4 Alternative Career Paths for Teen School Leavers

by Editorial Team September 13th, 2017| Teens
A teenager can dread exam results day — it seems like their entire future is balanced precariously on a piece of paper.

And a parent naturally worries if either their teens’ results are disappointing or are better than expected yet they don’t want to go straight to university.

But there are more
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Teen’s Perspective on Back to School Behavior

by Sam P. September 5th, 2017| School, Teens
School is here, but no one wants to go.  It seems to be this way every year.  Of course, I am eager to go back; I start my senior year, but I am also dreading it.  The thought of being a senior is exhilarating, but also terrifying.  I feel
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Teen’s Perspective on Team Sports

by Sam P. August 1st, 2017| Teen Perspective, Teens
Team sports are so important, especially in middle school and high school.  It allows your child to become more social and learn how to work together with people.  Team sports also teach your child how to take the blame when something is their fault, but also to learn that

Tips For Throwing A Memorable Birthday Party For Your Teen

by Editorial Team July 25th, 2017| Teens
A birthday is a special time in anyone’s life. The occasion is especially sentimental when it’s your own child. One way to help them celebrate their big day is to throw them the ultimate birthday bash. It’s best to get their approval before you start planning out the details so
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Teen’s Perspective on Summer Work

by Sam P. June 27th, 2017| School, Teens

My personal opinion on summer work is that we shouldn't have it, but alas, we do.  I think that it is unfair for teachers to give us work to do over the summer while they don't do anything, but we do, so there isn't

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5 Ways Having A Pet Helps A Teen

by Jane Wangersky May 23rd, 2017| Social, Teens
When we think of pets being good for our children, we usually think of elementary age kids. After all, they’re at the age when it’s good to start learning responsibility. Teens, not so much. Your teen probably already has a fair amount of responsibilities, maybe sometimes more than they
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Teen’s Perspective on Earth Day

by Sam P. April 17th, 2017| Seasonal, Teens
It may just be me, but it seems as though many teenagers do not care about the environment as much as they should.  I often see kids lazily tossing bottles on the ground, while they're just a few yards from a trash can, or throwing away an entire lunch at

Kids, Parents, & Cell Phones

by Editorial Team April 10th, 2017| Elementary, Teens, Tweens
According to some sources, the average age at which a child gets his first cell phone is now about ten. For most American children, that means he is somewhere between fourth and sixth grade.

Although as parents, you've probably considered the pros and cons of giving your child her first phone
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Teens, Parents, and Entertainment: The Divide

by Jane Wangersky March 14th, 2017| Entertainment, Teens
Entertainment can bring a family a little closer together or drive them a fair way further apart. As kids grow into teens, parents will probably notice less togetherness and more apartness, in this as in lots of other things. The cause is simple: Teens want independence and a separate
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6 Ways to Be the Sitter Everyone Recommends

by Jane Wangersky February 21st, 2017| Social, Teens
Finding work as a babysitter depends a lot on word of mouth and the reputation you have in the community. For such a sensitive job, most parents would rather turn to a sitter recommended by someone they trust. So here are six ways to be the sitter parents tell
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Home Learning for Teens: Are You Both Ready?

by Jane Wangersky January 17th, 2017| School, Teens
We parents tend to think of home learning as something for elementary aged kids -- once they become teens, we figure, they’ll need, and probably want, the experience of full-time high school.

Yet there are reasons a homeschooled elementary student might want to go on with it into high school,
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Five Fast Questions and Answers About Teenage Depression

by Editorial Team December 29th, 2016| Teens
A survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed  1 in 20 people report feeling depressed. And by one estimate, depression costs the US economy $210.5 billion in direct and indirect ways on a yearly basis.

But despite these astonishing figures, getting help for teen depression
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