Raising a teenager, in today’s society, can be a handful of frustration. Then add into the equation that not only are you parenting a teenager, you are parenting a teenage girl, and one can become quite overwhelmed during this phase of life. As mothers, it is common to regress in thoughts, back to our own…

 

As a young pre-teen girl I used to get “stomach upsets” both at home and at school. When at school, I’d go to the nurse who would assume I was just trying to get out of my classes. She’d usually just send me back to class or, if I really persisted, back home. My mother…

 

My daughter will celebrate her seventeenth birthday tomorrow and I don’t know how I have survived the last sixteen years. I am uncool, my clothes are all wrong and I am totally lacking in social skills. According to my teenager; my friends and I don’t have a clue on the latest trends, as we are…

 

You have reason to be concerned. Recent cases in which children have committed serious crimes give parents reason to worry about their liability for their children’s acts. In the 1999 Columbine High School shooting case in Colorado, for example, two teenagers murdered more than a dozen classmates and a teacher. The parents of the students…

 

Parenting a teenager takes a lot of patience and monitoring of behaviors. However, it can also be very rewarding. Every parent wants their teenager to have the best of these precious years in their lives. They also know that this period of time is important in shaping morals and values. I recently read an article…