Tweens and Teens
Is your teenager or a teen you know cutting themselves? Self-Harm is a dangerous trend in today’s youth. More and more teens are mishandling their stress and anxiety by hurting themselves. According to the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, an average of 13 to 35 percent of students
The time will come when your teen tells you they want to start dating. Chances are you will take a long pause. Perhaps you will think back to the day you gave birth and how it felt like only yesterday you were changing their diapers or watching their first recital. There is also the possibility that
If it’s true that “nobody likes a spoiled sport,” then why are there often so many to be found? Spiteful sportsmanship is a common bleacher-side spectacle at many children sporting events. And it’s happening in both kids and adults, as depicted in popular comedy films such as Will Ferrell’s
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Did you know that over the summer months your child loses math computational skills, as well as reading and spelling abilities? He may also score lower on standardized tests at the end of summer vacation than he did at the beginning of summer vacation. This phenomenon is known as summer learning loss,
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Your child is different. Perhaps he wants to don a dress, or you find him in your shoes and sporting your makeup. Or, maybe it’s the opposite. Maybe your daughter hates everything feminine and acts more like one of the boys. Does this mean you have a transgender youth on your hands? Not necessarily.
Summertime, and the pickin’ is easy—for a summer camp, that is. Whether you’re looking for a camp where your child can enjoy outdoor adventure, or one where he or she can play rock ‘n roll music, pickin’ the right one should be stress-free. Yet, many parents are puzzled about which summer camps
Twins capture the curiosity of the world. From the Spearmint gum twins to Mary Kate and Ashley, seeing double brings amusement and assumptions. Just like anything else, the idea of twins carry a lot of fable with the facts. Parents of multiples need to field a lot of questions and misconceptions. Here