Tag: Teens

Viewpoint: Parenting Advice from a College Kid

Viewpoint: Parenting Advice from a College Kid

| June 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

It might seem strange for a person who isn’t even thinking about parenthood to write advice in a parenting article. Yet I may offer some of the best parenting advice you’re not hearing, because I’m offering advice from the perspective of your kids. There are a lot of parenting books, magazines and advice columns out […]

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How to Raise Assertive Teens Who Speak Up for Themselves & Others

How to Raise Assertive Teens Who Speak Up for Themselves & Others

| June 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Let’s face it. It’s a hard time to be growing up, and the data confirms it. Bullying is fiercer. Peer pressure is tougher. teens are more aggressive (and at younger ages!). Girls are meaner. Tougher temptations like drinking, sex, and drugs are hitting our teens at younger ages as well as those sticky-tricky situations like copying homework or letting a peer cheat on a test! Of course we […]

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Tips for Parenting a Child with ADHD

Tips for Parenting a Child with ADHD

| June 27, 2013 | 32 Comments

  Whether you are wondering if your child has an attention problem or if he or she already has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) , you likely have experienced a number of challenging and perplexing behaviors and situations. The brains of children with ADHD work differently than an “average” child. As a parent you need […]

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Congrats to TeenLife’s Sail Away Summer Grand Prize Winner!

Congrats to TeenLife’s Sail Away Summer Grand Prize Winner!

| June 20, 2013 | 3 Comments

Thanks to all those who’ve entered TeenLife’s Sail Away Summer Contest! Our Grand Prize winner is Garrett Howell from Weston, MA, who will embark on a Sail Caribbean adventure this summer!                                               . If you still […]

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