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Tweens & Teens

Hormones, independence, and peer pressure are only a few pre-teen and teen challenges. Let us help you with this journey.

It's normal for your child to have mood swings as a teen and every parent goes through it.

It may not seem that long ago that you were dropping your child off for the first day of school. Now as a tween or teen parent, you face new challenges with kids finding their own voice and independence. As a parent finding the right balance of when to let go and when to stand firm is not always easy.

Articles about Tweens & Teens

Peer pressure is a normal part of childhood.
Tweens & Teens

Children and Peer Pressure

Peer pressure is a normal part of childhood.

Know the signs and symptoms of mental health and having a sense of suicide awareness is the first step.
Tweens & Teens

Talking to Your Teens About Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Knowing the signs and symptoms is the first step to developing suicide awareness.

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for children 12 and older.
Tweens & Teens

Why Children Need the COVID-19 Vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for children 12 and older.

Teach life skills that will prepare your teen for life after high school.
Tweens & Teens

Helping Your Teen Become an Adult

Teach life skills that will prepare your teen for life after high school.

Drug and alcohol abuse can happen in any family.
Tweens & Teens

Teen Substance Abuse: What Parents Need to Know

Drug and alcohol abuse can happen in any family.

Understanding your LGBTQ+ child can help you have a strong relationship with them.
Tweens & Teens

Raising LGBTQ+ Children & Teens

Learn how to support and connect with your LGBTQ+ child.

Vaping continues to become more and more popular with teens.
Tweens & Teens

Talking with Teens About Vaping

Learn how to talk to your tweens and teens about vaping and smoking.

How to Stop Bullying and Cyberbullying
Tweens & Teens

How to Stop Bullying and Cyberbullying

What to do when your child is being bullied - or is a bully.

Making a Family Calendar for Teens
Tweens & Teens

Making a Family Calendar

Keeping up with teen schedules can keep the entire family busy.

How to stop rude tween behavior
Tweens & Teens

How to Stop Rude Tween Behavior

Tired of rude teen behavior? Here's how to stop it!

Positive Parenting Techniques with Teens
Tweens & Teens

Positive Parenting Techniques with Teens

What can I do about my unruly teen?

Hygiene Tips for Teens & Tweens
Tweens & Teens

Hygiene Tips for Teens & Tweens

Help keep your kids on track with their personal hygiene.

Setting Boundaries for Teen Behavior
Tweens & Teens

Setting Boundaries for Teen Behavior

Ten tips to stop rude teen behavior like backtalking, slamming doors, and more.

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