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Parenting Your Teenager: What Teens Say About Parents

(Submitted by: Jeff Herring )

What's hard for teenagersHaving people who don't understand you trying to control you.Parents not understanding the things you have to deal with.Having to deal with school.Being accepted by friends.Having ... Read article

Parenting: 3 Types of Back to School Phobias

(Submitted by: Jeff Herring )

Every year at back to school time, I see lots of kids that come down with what I call Back to School Phobias. Here are 3 types of Back to School Phobias and what to do about them.1. The But Summer was Just So Much Fun ... Read article

Some Tips for Healthy Parenting

(Submitted by: Douglas Cowan, Psy.D. )

Looking back through my files I've come across several great tips for Parents. Here are just a few that I hope will be helpful to you as you invest your day in raising our next generation. 1) Know the difference between big things and ... Read article

Fraternal Twin Parenting Concerns

(Submitted by: Nick Smith )

Identity and Your Fraternal TwinFor the most part, throughout this article I refer to a fraternal twin in the singular rather than the plural "twins." This is to emphasize the individuality of each twin. Too often twins are defined only by ... Read article

Parenting Your Teenager: Driving is a Right......... Right?

(Submitted by: Jeff Herring )

Q. My teenage son is turning 16 early next year and he's already lobbying us for a new car. He says all his friends are getting new cars, that he deserves one because it's his right when he turns 16, and he won't drive what he calls a POS ... Read article

Parenting Your Teenager: Teens and Violence

(Submitted by: Jeff Herring )

I have a bit of a different response than most therapists to the often asked question:"How can all this teen violence be happening?"My questions are:How could this not be happeningandWhy doesnt it happen even ... Read article

Parenting Your Teenager: 3 Powerful Points

(Submitted by: Jeff Herring )

Point One: Raising teen-agers can be very toughAt no other time since birth are there so many abrupt and huge changes going on with both the child and the family. Going through the passage of adolescence is one of the most difficult ... Read article

Parenting Your Teenager: Kids and Money

(Submitted by: Jeff Herring )

Most teens go into the work world ill-prepared to manage the money they will be making. Even if their parents have attempted to teach them about money, they still haven't had the wonderfully frightening experience we have all had. You know the ... Read article

Parenting - The Irrational Vocation

(Submitted by: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. )

There are some grounds to assume that a cognitive dissonance is involved in feeling that children are more a satisfaction than a nuisance. Why do people bother with parenting? It is time consuming, exhausting, strains otherwise pleasurable and ... Read article

Keeping the Stress out of Single Parenting

(Submitted by: Marta Dodd )

Researched through personal experience!Budget Your Money. Even if you are living paycheck to paycheck like most of us, knowing how much money goes to where can be a big help. This gives you the relief that the bills are being paid, with a ... Read article

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