Teens Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Bulimia in Teens: How to Spot Eating Disorders
Learn the signs of symptoms of bulimia and the negative physical and emotional consequences for troubled teens.

Discipline Children and Teens Without the Guilt
Parents who do their parenting without guilt have an advantage in getting their children and teens to do what is expected of them.

How to Help Your Teen Cope with Loneliness
Coping with loneliness is a very important life skill because every teen will need to know how to do it.

Jewelry-Making Birthday Party for Teens
Add a little sparkle to your teen's birthday party with a jewelry-making theme. Use these tips to make sure the celebration runs smoothly.

How to Throw a Pool Party for Your Teen's Birthday
Pool parties are the perfect theme for a teenager's birthday. Find useful tips, ideas, and party planning advice for throwing your teen a fun pool party.

The Dangers of Teen Nutmeg Abuse
Teens are using nutmeg to get high with serious consequences. Nutmeg used to get high is very dangerous and may suggest other underlying problems.

Christmas Gift Ideas for Teens by Price Range
More than 50 Christmas gift ideas for teens, from big-ticket items to small gifts for holiday celebrations from friends and family.

How Teen Substance Abuse Affects Their Sexual Behavior
Teens under the influence of drugs and alcohol take big risks. Learn about these risky behaviors and poor decision making to learn what you can do about it.

How Parents Can Talk Their Teen Out of Body Piercings
Should your teenager be allowed to get a nose piercing? Body piercings are a common argument among parents and teens.

What is Truancy and How Can Parents Stop It
Truancy, or skipping school, is not a behavior that parents should overlook. Teens who become truant can drop out of school and struggle in life.

Care Package Ideas for College Students
Do you need care package ideas for your college student? This list includes over 50 items that every college student needs or wants at school.

Creative Money Gifts Ideas for Teens
If you're planning to give your teen cash, try one of these creative money ideas to make gift giving more fun.

Helping Your Teen Pick a College Major
Picking a major is an important decision for your child. If they look to you for some guidance, learn how you can help.

Reasons Teens Should Go to Summer School
Should your teen attend summer school? It can certainly help kids who are struggling or have failed classes and get them back on track.

How to Strengthen Your Family's Bond
The bond of a family lasts a lifetime and parents can help build a firm foundation. Explore essential practices that will bring your family closer.

Self-Help Strategies for Depressed Teens
Self-help strategies for depression can help to shift negative patterns and provide your teen with tools she can implement and explore on her own.

Youth Risk Behaviors - Difference Between Boys and Girls
When it comes to youth risk behaviors, there are differences between how boys and girls behave. Read this article to read about the differences.

Important Things Parents Need to Know About Marijuana
If you think your teen is using marijuana, here are some of the most important things to know about this drug and its use.

Plan a Fall Harvest Party for Teens and Older Kids
Planning a fall harvest party is loads of fun. Learn how to plan a fall harvest party with autumn decorations, food, and great games teens will love.

Bad Food Habits Teens Have and What Parents Can Do
Unhealthy food habits can lead to health problems in teens. Here's how to address the four most common unhealthy eating habits.

School Science Fair Project Ideas: Memory
Create a fun and interactive science fair project on the subject of memory. Discover ideas that any student can use to study how we remember things.

Middle School Parenting Tips
How to get your pre-teen prepared for the new (and sometimes intimidating) world of middle school.

What Your Teenager Needs to Know About Income Tax
Your teen needs to know about filing taxes especially if they have an income or savings account. Find out what you should share about taxes with your teen.

How to Get Your Teen to Eat Breakfast
Learn how to get your teen to eat the most important meal of the day -- breakfast. Also includes ideas for quick breakfasts.

Help Your Teen Handle Peer Pressure
It can be difficult to watch your child try to navigate peer pressure. Here are some things to consider when dealing with issues of teen peer pressure.

Clouds Science Fair Project for Middle and High School
Clouds are all around us and they are fun to watch. They also make a great topic for a student's school science fair project. Find ideas and resources.

The Moon Science Fair Projects
Project on The Moon. Resources for parents of teens who need science fair project ideas and information.

The Planet Mars Science Fair Project Ideas
Mars is a cool science fair project because there is so much to explore. From rovers and space missions to life on Mars, students will enjoy exploring Mars.

The Planet Mercury as a School Science Fair Project
Mercury is an often forgotten planet for school science fair projects but the latest NASA mission makes this a great topic for students to explore.

Venus Ideas for a School Science Fair Project
Venus is a very cool planet and it is the perfect topic for a student's science fair project. Explore ideas for a Venus project and find resources.

The World of Sharks: School Science Fair Project Idea
Sharks can be scary and that makes them the perfect topic for a science fair project. Explore ideas and resources for creating a great shark project.

Science Fair Project Ideas About the Solar System
If your child is interested in space, learn a few different ideas for making a child's science fair project about the solar system.

Triggers to Teen Depression
Depression in teens can be triggered by a number of factors to include a reaction to stress or a biochemical imbalance in the brain. Learn more.

What to Do if Your Teen Wants to Drop Out
Dropping out of High School is a big decision. Learn what to say to your teenager if he comes to you with the paperwork to drop out.

What Does Negative Criticism Do to a Teen?
Part of a discipline and communication FAQ for parents of teens: What does negative criticism do to a teen?

Body Image Issues, Teens and the Media
Body Image FAQ for parents of teens who have issues with their body image. Learn how the media plays a part in your teens body image.

How to Handle Your Teen Being Home Alone in Summer
If your teen is going to be home alone during the summer, learn tips for providing structure to keep him active so you can worry less.

What to Say If Your Teen Comes out as LGBT
Simple FAQ for parents of teens on what to say if your teen tells you he/she is gay, lesbian, or bisexual.

What is Youth At-Risk Behavior?
At-risk behavior is any behavior that puts youth at risk for negative consequences. Here, highlights of the CDC's 2013 survey of at-risk behavior.

Where Your Teen Should Search for College Scholarships
Scholarships will help ease the financial burden of college for your family. Learn where you should look for scholarships.

What to Do if Your Son Gets His Girlfriend Pregnant
Teen pregnancy is often talked about from the perspective of the mother, but what should you do if your son tells you he got his girlfriend pregnant?

Examples of Teen Sexual Harassment at School
Unfortunately, unwanted sexual contact is likely to happen at school. Learn more about the types of sexual harassment that your teen might face at school.

Ketamine Drug Use Statistics and Facts Among Teens
Ketamine is a dangerous party drug that can also used as a date rape drug. Here is information on problem of Ketamine use and teen use statistics.

Fun Plants any Teen Gardener can Grow
Gardening can be a rewarding and worthwhile hobby for a teen. Learn more about fun and easy indoor plants to spark their interest.

How to Host a Valentine's Day Party for Teens
A Valentine's Day party for teens is a great way for them to celebrate friendship. Get some ideas for a great celebration.

Family Fun Night Ideas That Teens Will Love
Don't let another month slip by without scheduling a family fun night. Check out these five activities that your teen will actually enjoy.

Top 10 U.S. Vacation Destinations for Teens
If you're looking for family vacation destinations, these 10 U.S. destinations are sure to be a hit with teens.

Help Your Teen Graduate from College Debt Free
Learn how your teen can go to college without debt by following the advice Rachel Cruze offers.

What Parents Need to Know About Tumblr
Tumblr is a popular social media site for teens. It can be a fun outlet, but there are risks that parents should know about and discuss with their teen.

Legal Voting Age in the United States
The voting age in the United States is the age in which your teenager can begin participating in government elections. It can also vary by state.

What to Do When Your Teen Wants to Explore a New Faith
It's normal for teens to be curious about other religions and spiritual practices. Here's how to respond when your teen wants to explore a new faith.

Teen Shopping Coupons and Coupon Codes
Coupons and coupon codes for teen shopping stores for online discounts when shopping for your teenager.

Teen Birthday Party Themes and Ideas
Here is a list of teen birthday party themes and ideas for you to use for your teenager's big day.

Parenting Tips: Teach Your Teen Daughter to Shave
Here are our helpful tips for when it's time to teach your teenaged daughter how to shave her legs, underarms and bikini line.

What is Identity Development in Teens?
Get proactive and help your teen develop a sense of identity so she can answer the question, 'Who am I?'

Create a Goals Setting Worksheet for Teens
Teens have goals but they don't always have the skills needed to reach them. Learn how to help your teenager create a goal setting worksheet.

Teen Parenting: How to Design Birthday Party Invites
Design your own birthday party invitations with this simple tutorial. You can save money and add a personal touch with these tips for printing invites.

'Come to Our Pad' Free Printable Birthday Invitations
Free printable birthday party invitations that you can print out and use for birthday parties, Come to Our Pad. Use these cards to save some money. Quarter fold and will work with most printers.

'Come to Our Pad' Free Printable Birthday Invitations
Free printable birthday party invitations that you can print out and use for birthday parties, Come to Our Pad. Use these cards to save some money. Quarter fold and will work with most printers.

Sleepover Party Ideas for Teen Girls
Putting together a sleepover party can be almost as fun as having one. Check out these tips for planning an unforgettable sleepover.

101 More Fun Things for Teens to Do This Summer
Check out these summer fun ideas that will keep your teen from saying,

101 More Fun Fall Activities to do With Your Teen
Looking for fun things to do with your teen this fall? This list will keep you active.

Water Games and Pool Activities for Kids and Teens
Water games to play with groups of kids and teens. Balloon games, water relays, pool games and more water fun for summer parties and events.

College Dorm Room Needs Checklist
If your teen is getting ready to go away to college, this checklist can make sure he has everything he's going to need to live in a dorm.

Recycling Project Ideas for Paper Products
Here are some great science fair projects you can make using recycled materials that draw attention to the importance of recycling.

Treatment Programs for Depressed Teens
If your teen is experiencing depression, treatment is important. Find out the type of treatment programs available to adolescence with depression.

5 Ways to Help a Depressed Teen
If you think your teen may be depressed, it's essential to intervene right away. Here are the best ways to help your teen today.

5 Reasons Your Young Adult Should Consider the Military
Is your young adult wondering what not sure what to do next? Here are five reasons to consider military service as a viable option.

Types of Teen Pregnancy Risk Factor
A variety of individual, social and family risk factors can increase the likelihood of a teen becoming pregnant.

Fun Things for Teens to Do This Spring
Is your teenager bored this spring? Give them this list of fun spring activities that will keep them busy and show them that there is so much to do!

Fun Things for Teens to Do This Fall
If you're not sure how to keep your teen busy this fall, check out this list of ideas and activities that will build memories and prevent boredom.

Free and Low Cost Business Ideas for Teens
If your teen is interested in starting a business but doesn't know what to do, check out these 8 business ideas that don't cost any money to get started.

How to Play the Fill-A-Cup Water Game Relay
Looking for a fun and cheap water game for kids during the summer? Any group of kids will have a blast playing this fill a cup relay game in the backyard.

How to Create a Contract for Your Teen's Laptop Use
A parenting contract for parents of teens who need to set clear communication with their teen about laptop use.

Tips for Keeping Teens on Track with Chores
Learn how to work with your teen to make sure they get chores done, which goes a long way to teaching them responsibility.

Essentials Your Teen Needs to Know About Sex
There is essential information about sex that a child needs to learn throughout adolescence in order to become happy in his/her sex life as an adult.

Age Limits for Body Piercing and Tattooing by State
What age can a teen get a body piercing or tattoo? Here is a listing of age limits for body art by state and resources to find current information.

Global Warming Science Fair Project Ideas
Find projects on Global Warming. Resources for parents of teens who need science fair project ideas and information.

Is Your Teen Buying E-Cigarettes Online?
Startling research uncovers exactly how easy it is for minors to purchase e-cigarettes online.

How to Help Your Teen Choose a Career
Take a proactive approach to helping your teen examine future career options.

10 Social Media Strategies All Parents Should Exercise
When it comes to social networking, teens need guidance. Exercising these social media strategies can help keep your teen safe online.

Should You Allow Your Teen to Register for Gifts?
Teens can be hard to buy for and they end up returning lots of unwanted gifts. To solve this problem, many young people are creating gift registries.

How to Help Your Teen Deal with Peer Pressure
The social pressures of middle school and high school are huge. Here are some tips for parents of teens on how to help with peer pressure and acceptance.

The Pros and Cons of Starting School Later
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends delaying school start times, but most school districts aren't planning to start school later.

10 Social Networking Sites Teens are Using
Although there are lots of social networking sites today's teens are using, these are the most popular.

Telltale Signs Your Teenager Has Been Drinking Alcohol
Drinking alcohol can have serious or even lethal consequences for teens. Make sure you'd recognize the warning signs if your teen was drinking.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Teens
CBT techniques treat a wide range of problems in troubled teens, including eating disorders and substance abuse.

5 Important Truths About Teens and Dating
When teens start dating adults make assumptions that aren't always true. Here are five truths that parents of teenagers need to know about dating.

The Start of Your Daughter's Menstrual Cycle
Getting ready for your daughters first period can be a confusing and emotional time. Learn how to handle this important milestone.

Adolescent Development Basics
Find out what constitutes normal emotional, cognitive, physical, and social development throughout the teen years.

Teen Son Uses Profanity and is Disrespect to Parents
What can you do when your teen son uses profanity when defying a restriction you placed on him? Advice on how to deal with disrespect and defiance.

Books on Teenage Pregnancy
Here is a list of books on teenage pregnancy. These books can help teenage parents, or help prevent teenage pregnancies.

Top 5 Must Have Self Help Books for Your Teenage Girl
These days, teenage girls need all the help they can get. Find books to help with everything from growing up to relationships.

Top Inspirational Books For Teenagers
Get your teen reading and inspire them during the trying times of adolescence with these inspirational reads.

Set Up a Family Chore Chart
Creating a chore chart can be an appealing idea if you have trouble getting your kids to pitch in around the house. Learn how to effectively set one up.

6 Tips to Help Your Teen be a Success at His First Job
When your teen lands his first job, a little extra support from you can ensure he's a good employee. Discover useful tips that you can pass on.

What Can Effective Communication Do for You and Your Teen
When it comes to your teenager, what is effective communication and how do you achieve it?

7 Ways Technology is Changing Teen Romance
Today's teens don't date the same way you did. Learn more about how technology and social media have changed dating for teenagers.

Spider Monkey
A hands-free tablet holder allows users to read or watch TV almost anywhere.

Neo smartpen N2
The Neo smartpen N2 is a great gift for a high school graduate headed off to college.

Microsoft Surface 3
The Microsoft Surface 3 works as both a laptop and a tablet.

High School Graduation Gift Ideas
From tech presents like a portable printer to personalized gifts like a DIY time capsule, you'll find great graduation gifts here.

MOTA SmartRing
The MOTA SmartRing vibrates to alert teens of their latest phone calls, text messages, and emails.

Graduation Message Frame
A personalized graduation message frame serves as a sentimental graduation gift.

DIY Time Capsule
A time capsule makes a really fun graduation gift.

World's Smallest And Lightest All-In-One Printer
An all-in-one printer, scanner, and copier makes a great graduation gift.

Dry Erase Wall Decals
A dry erase wall decal can be a fun way for a college student to stay organized.


A wearable sleeping bag makes for an interesting graduation gift for the teen who has everything.

What to do When Your Teen Wants a Tattoo
If your teen wants to get a tattoo, there are several important factors you should discuss--even if your answer is going to be no.

3 Reasons Your Teen Shouldn't Sleep with a Smartphone
Although most teens want to sleep with their smartphones within arm's reach, there are several reasons why you should think twice about allowing it.

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Tinder
A lot of teens are using Tinder these days. Parents should be aware of the risks.

Babysitting Books and Guides for Tweens and Teens
Guides to babysitting for teenagers looking to get into the business, including expert advice and tips for entertaining kids.

7 Water Balloon Games Teens Love to Play
These water balloon games are sure to be a hit with teens of all ages. This can be a fun activity to do in the summer.

5 Things Parents Should Know About the Teenage Brain
Understanding what's going on in your teen's developing brain will give you insight into his emotions and behavior.

Types of Eating Disorders Commonly Found in Teens
Teenagers can be especially susceptible to eating disorders. Learn about common eating disorders that your teen might experience.

Five Truths About Teen Smoking
An article and list of resources for parents of teens to help them help their teen cope with the tough issue of teen smoking.

Science Fair Projects Ideas for High and Middle School
It can be hard to think of a science fair project sometimes. Check out these ideas to find something that sounds like fun.

Free Printable Slumber Party Invitations
Hosting a sleepover? Download these free printable slumber party invitations, and prepare for the occasion with sleepover planning and hosting tips.

9 Things Your Teen Should Never Post on Social Media
Warn your teen about the risks of social media and make it clear that these nine things should never be shared on a social network.

Teen Curfews - Advice for Parenting Teens
Tips on setting a curfew and establishing rules for your teenager about curfews.

13-Year-Old Social and Emotional Development for Teens
Thirteen-year-old teens are dealing with the changes in their body, puberty, emotionally as well as physically.

Gift Basket Ideas for Teens
If you're looking to fill a gift basket as a gift for a teen, check out these popular gift basket ideas.

Reframing Defined - a Mental Health Term
Reframing is a technique that many family therapists use to help people see things from a different perspective.

What to do When Your Teen Isn't Graduating On Time
If your teen says he can't graduate this year, this is what you should do to help him get his high school diploma.

7 Inspirational Messages We Need to Stop Giving Teens
Although these messages parents give teens are meant to be inspiring, they're actually terrible pieces of advice.

5 Ways to Help Your Teen Resist Peer Pressure
Teach your teen she doesn't need to go along with the crowd by helping learn how to handle peer pressure in a healthy way.

Create a Summer Bucket List With Your Teen
Not sure what to do with your teen this summer? Create a summer bucket list and see how many activities you can complete before the summer ends.

Bracelet Crafts Ideas for Teens
Here is a list of bracelet projects that teens can make and give as gifts or enjoy the jewelry themselves.

How to Create a Cellphone Contract for Your Teen
Use this cellphone contract as a guide to create a contract for your teen that outlines the rules for owning a smartphone.

How to Deal with a Teen's Rebellious Behavior
Most teens rebel at one time or another. Here's how to prevent that rebellion from getting worse.

How to Teach Your Teen Son to Shave
Your teen son can start shaving his face as soon as the hair bothers you or him. Learn how to teach your teen to shave with this article.

How to Prevent Your Teen from Sexting
Sending sexually explicit content has become common among many teens. Take steps to prevent your teen from sexting.

When Your Teen Has a Crush: Advice for Parents
Teens often have a crush before they actually start dating. Here is how parents can help their teen handle a crush.

How to Reward Your Teen's Good Behavior
Find out how to use positive reinforcement to encourage good behavior from your teen.

Tips on Getting Teens to Do Their Homework
Learn how to create an environment geared toward your teen, pick a time and stick to it, and keep teens from overwhelming themselves.

6 Ways Parents Can Prevent Teenage Depression
Depression during adolescence can often be prevented. But it's important to teach your teen skills to be mentally healthy.

How Much Exercise Does Your Teen Really Need?
Most teens aren't getting enough exercise, but these strategies can help get your teen moving today.

Is My Teen Using Ecstasy? How Parents Can Know
Many teens are using ecstasy and parents are completely unaware of the warning signs.

High School Graduation Etiquette Issues
Find out how to handle some potentially complicated graduation situations with proper etiquette.

7 Ways to Help a Teen Maintain a Good Reputation Online
One or two poor choices could harm a teen's digital reputation. Take steps to help your teen create a positive reputation.

7 Ways to Help Your Teen Develop a Healthy Body Image
It's important to proactively take steps to help your teen develop a healthy body image in today's world.

How to Know When Teens Need Professional Help
Be on the lookout for these warning signs that could indicate your teen needs help from a professional.

How to Help a Teen Athlete Deal With Sports Pressure
Sometimes, teens take unhealthy measures to stay competitive in high school sports. Help your teen deal with the pressure in a healthy way.

Talk to Your Teen About Dating
On the topic of teen dating, how do you talk to your teen about dating? Get teen dating tips for parents here.

7 Things You Can Do to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Although most parents think it won't happen in their family, teen pregnancies should be every parent's concern and should take steps to prevent it.

8 Things You Should Know About Car Insurance for Teens
Car insurance for teens can be expensive but these tips can help you save some money while also making sure you have enough coverage.

A Parent's Guide to Understanding Twitter
The vast majority of teens have a Twitter account these days so it's important for parents to educate themselves about social media.

A Parent's Guide to Instagram
If your teen has a smartphone, there's a good chance she's using Instagram. Here's what you need to know about this popular social media site.

How to Encourage a High School Student to Do Their Best
Encouraging your high school student to do their best isn’t hard. It does take time and effort, but it can easily become part of your daily routine.

Quick and Easy Denim Crafts Ideas for Teens
Don't throw away your old jeans. Instead, let your teen turn them into something new with these easy craft projects.

Behavior and Daily Routines Your 17-Year-Old Teen
While teens develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at this age. Here are goals to strive for 17-year-old teens.

How to Raise a Teenager Successfully
Successfully raising a teen is no simple task. It requires time, attention and effort. Plus, parents don't get to know if they've done a good job until their teen is grown. Learn how confidence and making choices can lead to raising your teen successfully.

How to Teach Your Teen Problem-Solving Skills
Proactively teach your teen how to solve problems, and he'll be better equipped to handle whatever life throws his way.

High School Graduation Party Planner and Ideas
These strategies and tips will help you organize a high school graduation party to remember for your teen this year.

4 Reasons Why Teens Should Have Hobbies
Teach your teen that texting isn't a hobby. Instead, try some of these hobbies that your teen might be willing to do.

How Much Sleep Does Your Teen Need?
According to the American Sleep Disorders Association, the average teenager needs around 9.5 hours of sleep per night.

The Five Drug Testing Methods Used and What to Expect
The five drug testing methods used by drug testing companies and what to expect, as well as what drugs they check for, and their accuracy.

When Teens Self-Harm How Dangerous Is It?
Article on self-harm and how dangerous it is for teens to use cutting as a coping behavior.

What is Behavior Modeling?
Your teen learns a lot by watching you. Find out how to use behavior modeling to teach specific skills to your child.

Teen Chore Contract for Parents
Create a chore contract that will help your teen become more responsible about getting her chores done.

Decoupage the paper
Fun craft for teens to do. Decoupaging is easy for older kids and teens, this heart bookmark craft can be made for Valentines Day or shared with friends.

Cut out the heart shapes
Fun craft for teens to do. Decoupaging is easy for older kids and teens, this heart bookmark craft can be made for Valentines Day or shared with friends.

Finish off with a tied ribbon or yarn
Fun craft for teens to do. Decoupaging is easy for older kids and teens, this heart bookmark craft can be made for Valentines Day or shared with friends.

Decoupage Heart Bookmark Craft
Fun craft for teens to do. Decoupaging is easy for older kids and teens, this heart bookmark craft can be made for Valentines Day or shared with friends.

Gather your supplies
Fun craft for teens to do. Decoupaging is easy for older kids and teens, this heart bookmark craft can be made for Valentines Day or shared with friends.

How to Help Your Teen Adjust to a New High School
Moving to a new school can be hard for teenagers. These 10 strategies can make the transition a little easier for your teen.

Local Volunteer Opportunities for Teens
These organizations are usually happy to accept teen volunteers all over the country. Get your teen involved today.

Teen Very Angry Over Divorce
Quick Links: Real Parenting Questions | Quiz: How is your teen handling your divorce?A mom on our forum seeks advice: I am in the middle of getting divorced. My

Discipline with Teens Logical and Natural Consequences
While natural consequences can be an effective discipline tool for teens, sometimes you need to provide logical consequences.

Parenting the Adopted Teenager
Parenting adopted teens can lead to special issues with identity and a fear of abandonment. Parents can help by understanding these concerns.

4 Types of Depression Commonly Found in Teens
Find out what types of depression most commonly affect teens.

Common Mental Health Issues in Teens
Find out which mental health issues may teen may be at most risk of developing.

Everyday Tactics That Will Encourage Your Teen to Read
Teens read more than they used to, but their reading texts and social network sites. Get them to enjoy relaxing with a good story using these teen reading tips.

Parenting Contracts Teen Dating
A parenting contract for parents of teens who want to set clear communication with their teen about teen dating.

Acid Rain Science Fair Project Ideas
Resources for parents of teens who need science fair project ideas and information.

Body Temperature Science Fair Project Ideas
Project on Body Temperature. Resources for parents of teens who need science fair project ideas and information.

Sex Education in Schools
Learn about the two main sex education programs taught in most schools so you can be prepared to help guide your child through this educational period.

Chores and Allowance: Tips for Paying Teenagers
Parents often wonder when a chore deserves a paid allowance. Learn how to set an agreement with your teen about chores they are responsible for at home.

How to Raise a Self-Confident Teen - Parenting
Article for parents of teenagers Building Confidence in Teens How to Raise a Self-Confident Teenager

How to Help When Your Teen Falls Behind in School
Most teens fall behind on their school work at one time or another. Early intervention is key to helping them catch up.

5 Things Teens Are Peer Pressured into Doing
Technology has changed the way teens experience peer pressure. Likewise, the things teens are pressured into doing have changed as well.

Ultimate Guide to Hosting a Halloween Party for Teens
If you're planning to host a Halloween party for your teen, here's what you need to know to make the party a success.

7 Activities for Teens Who Aren't Interested in Sports
If your teen isn't interested in sports, it's important to find other activities that will keep your child socially, mentally, and physically active.

Bullying Warning Signs for Teens Being Bullied Advice for Parents
Warning signs for parents of teens who are being harassed and hurt by a bully. Advice offered to help your teen if they are being bullied as well.

5 Tips to Regain Trust in Your Teen
How to build and regain trust between parents and teens in difficult situations.

Alternative High School Options for At-Risk Students
If your teen isn't thriving in traditional school, an alternative high school may provide a more helpful environment.

Art Therapy for Troubled Teenagers
Art therapy appeals to many teens and has numerous advantages for helping teens heal from emotional problems and express their feelings.

Causes of Senioritis in High School Seniors
Understanding the main causes of senioritis can help you prevent problems before they start.

Troubled Teens Acting Out: Examples and Solutions
Teens act out for attention from parents, students, or school administrators. Use these tips to find out what's really going on inside their minds.

Finding and Keeping a Job Life Skills for Teens
Teaching your teen the value of work is important. Discover how to help your teenager develop valuable skills that will help them find and keep a good job.

Advice for Parents Dealing With a Troubled Teen
Raising a troubled teen can be really scary. Whether you're teen is abusing drugs or has serious behavior problems, these parenting tips can help.

Choosing a Therapist to Help Your Troubled Teen
Here are important factors to consider, essential questions to ask and the critical consideration you need in choosing a therapist for your teen.

Trendy Summer Tote Bag Craft for Teens
Trendy summer tote bag to take to the beach. Easy stamping and sewing craft for teens to make.

Gather your supplies to make the bag
Trendy summer tote bag to take to the beach. Easy stamping and sewing craft for teens to make.

Line the halter top with newspaper
Trendy summer tote bag to take to the beach. Easy stamping and sewing craft for teens to make.

Mix paint with fabric with medium
Trendy summer tote bag to take to the beach. Easy stamping and sewing craft for teens to make.

Stamp your design
Trendy summer tote bag to take to the beach. Easy stamping and sewing craft for teens to make.

Match up the seams
Trendy summer tote bag to take to the beach. Easy stamping and sewing craft for teens to make.

Sew the bag seams.
Trendy summer tote bag to take to the beach. Easy stamping and sewing craft for teens to make.

Variations of Trendy Summer Tote Bag
Trendy summer tote bag to take to the beach. Easy stamping and sewing craft for teens to make.

Dealing With a Defiant Teen Who Runs Away
A parent asks for help with her defiant teen who runs away. A therapist offers several steps and resources for getting this out of control teen situation under control.

Breakfast Recipes for Kids and Teens
Breakfast Recipes for Kids and Teens, a resource of recipes for parents of older kids and teens who would like their child to get into the good habit of eating breakfast.

Fun Craft Ideas for a 1960's Blast From the Past Theme
Explore craft, food and game ideas for a 'Blast from the Past' theme for teen parties and summer day camps. These ideas explore the colorful 1960's.

Behavior and Daily Routines for Your 14-Year-Old
While teens develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at certain ages. Here are some goals to strive for and what parents can expect from their 14-year-olds.

Behavior and Daily Routines Your 18-Year-Old Teen
Although your teen will legally be an adult at age 18, don't expect to see all 'adult-like' decisions. Here's what you can expect from your 18-year-old.

Your 16-Year-Old Teen: Behavior and Daily Routines
While teens, like all children, develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at certain ages. Here is what goals to strive for and what parents can expect from their 16-year-old teens.

Behavior Problems in Teens - 7 Problems and Related Links
These are the most common teenage behavior problems. Find out how to address each one effectively.

Determine if Your Teen Is Using Anabolic Steroids
Teen athletes who want to build muscle will sometimes use anabolic steroids illegally. Below are some ways parents can figure out if their teen is using.

Abortion Laws for Teens by State
State laws about minors having access to abortions vary greatly in terms of parental notification and parental consent requirements.

Abortion Laws for Teens by State Nebraska to Wyoming
A listing of abortion laws for minors Teens by state. Page 2.

50 Ways to Give Your Teen Positive Attention
It can be hard to think of fun things to do with teenagers sometimes. Check out this list of ways you can give your teen positive attention.

Legal Driving Ages for Each State
Each state in the United States has their own driving laws, including the minimum driving age. Find out the age for each state.

Teenagers Running Away (Tips for Parents)
There are lots of reasons why teens run away from home. If your teen leaves without your permission, it's important to follow these steps.

Summer and Day Camp Ideas Planner - Running a Camp
A summer camp planner for parents who volunteer to run camps for teens and older kids, organizations and clubs and family businesses.

Teen Birthday Party and Event Planner
If you're planning to host a birthday party for your teen, this party planner can be a good guide to get you started.

Teen Behavior and Daily Routines Ages 13 to 18
While teens, like all children, develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at certain ages.

How Teenage Depression Differs from Adult Depression
The signs and symptoms of teenage depression often look different from adult depression. Educate yourself about the warning signs.

10 Ways to Help Your Teen Deal With a Breakup
Whether your teen got dumped or initiated the breakup, they'll likely need some guidance to deal with heartache in a healthy manner.

9 Things Parents Need to Know About Snapchat
Most parents don't know enough Snapchat to educate their teen about the potential dangers.

5 Ways the Digital Age Has Changed Teenage Sexuality
Technology provides teens with a different type of sex education that previous generations haven't experienced.

Parents Don't Like Their Son's Girlfriend
A mom seeks advice: My 17-year-old son is dating a 15-year-old girl.

Fun Halloween Party Games for Teens
These Halloween party games are simple but fun ways to help teens break the ice and have a good time at your next Halloween party.

How Much Privacy Should You Give Your Teen?
Snooping on your teen is likely to backfire. Here's why you might want to offer a moderate amount of privacy.

How to Help Teens Who Cut Themselves
If you suspect your teen is deliberately cutting or harming herself on purpose, help her identify healthier ways to deal with her emotions.

What to Do if Your Teen Is Hanging Out With the Wrong Crowd
It's normal for teens to experiment with different social circles but if your teen is spending time with the wrong crowd, it could mean bad news.

How Do I Get My Teen To Take Their Medications?
Many teenagers need to take medication for behavioral or health issues. As a parent, you can help them stick to a routine and feel comfortable about it.

How Do I Accept My Gay Teen?
Article for parents of gay teens: How Do I Accept My Gay Teen?

Teen Break Ups What Parents Can Do for Their Teenagers
A break up a dating relationship is one of the most emotional events that can happen in a teen’s life. Parents, learn how to handle it if your teen has a break up.

10 Ways to Send a Clear Message to Your Teenager
It is important for teens and parents to be able to talk to each other. Discover how to actively communicate with your teen while getting the point across.

5 Strategies to Keep Teens Safe on Facebook
Find out the best ways to provide teens with guidance about how to manage their Facebook account.

Myths About Teen Suicide
There are a lot of misconceptions about why teens commit suicide and how adults should intervene when teens talk about killing themselves.

7 Life Skills Your Teen Needs to Be Independent
Just because your teen is legally an adult, doesn't mean he's ready for the real world. Teens need these live skills to be independent.

Reasons to Share With Your Teen Why Cheating Is Wrong
The vast majority of teens admit to cheating within the past year. Yet, many of them say they don't understand why cheating is wrong.

Psychiatric Hospitalization for Troubled Teens
Adolescent psychiatric hospitals stabilize and treat teens who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

Why do Teens Hurt Themselves with Self-Harming Behaviors?
Understanding why teens self-harm is difficult. Learn why here.

Mean Behavior Is a Warning Sign of a Teen in Trouble
Mean behavior in teens is a serious warning sign that parents and teachers shouldn't ignore. It could indicate a mood disorder or abuse of some sort.

When is Your Teen Ready for a Relationship?
Answering these four questions will help you determine whether or not your teen is ready to enter into a romantic relationship.

How to Teach Your Teen About Trust
Trust is an essential part of a parent-teen relationship. Learn how you can foster and build trust during your teen's most turbulent years.

What is Pro-Ana? Your Teen's Dangerous Thinspiration
Pro-Ana or Pro-ED sites can have a dangerous impact on your teen. Learn what to look out for to protect your child from these damaging messages.

Group Therapy for Troubled Teens
Group therapy has been around for over 50 years and is proven to be effective. Here's why it's a good option to consider for your teen.

Statistics for Parents -Teen Suicide, Drugs & Violence
Alarming Statistics about teens, for Parents of teenagers.

10 Ways to Spend Quality Time with Your Teen
Does it feel like your teen doesn't want to spend time with you? Discover 10 easy activities to spend quality time together as a family.

Ways to Prepare Your Teen for a College Level Workload
Article by Cal Newport, 5 Ways to Prepare your Teen for a College-Level Workload.

Normal Middle Adolescent Development: Ages 14 to 18
Find out what's considered normal emotional, physical, social, and cognitive development for 14 to 18 year olds.

Normal Early Adolescent Development: Ages 11 to 13
Learn what to expect from your 11 to 13-year-old physically, emotionally, socially, and cognitivelly.

Negative and Positive Peer Pressure Differences
The differences between negative and positive peer pressure in adolescents, teens.

7 Myths About Marijuana that Teens Believe
Teens tend to believe a lot of false information about marijuana and it's essential that parents set the record straight.

How Can Music Therapy Help Troubled Teens?
Music therapy is a popular recommendation for troubled teens. This expressive therapy can help teens discover and express their feelings through songs.

Moving a High School Jr to a New Town?
Quick Links: Real Parenting Questions | Parenting Style QuizA dad on our forum is seeking advice: After hunting for a new job, an opportunity that my wife and I

9 Money Basics Every Teen Should Learn
Teaching your teen these basic financial skills could prevent a lifetime of money management problems.

Teen Parenting Tips: Establish Rules for a Night Out
It is natural for parents to be nervous about letting their teenager go out at night with friends. Feel more comfortable about it with these tips.

Strategies to Get Troubled Teens Into a Treatment Program
When troubled teens need the structure and intensity of a residential treatment program parents may run into difficulty getting their teen to agree to participate in the program. Some teens know they’re in trouble and agree to go when this option is presented to them, but many won’t go into treatment until parents take actionto persuade them to do so.

Choosing the Right Treatment Programs for Troubled Teens
Even when you know your child needs it, the decision to seek professional help for your troubled teen is still a difficult one. Here are things to consider.

Transporting Troubled Teens Into a Treatment Program
Need to get your teen safely to a treatment program? Here's everything you need to know about what to expect from a teen transportation service.

What Every Parent Should Know About Teen Meth Use
Methamphetamine, or meth is a stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system. Teen meth use effects the entire family. Meth is highly addictive.

Tough Love in Parenting Troubled Teens Basic Principles
There are a lot of misconceptions about what constitutes tough love. Here are the facts about how to use tough love with your teen.

Statistics on Marijuana Use by Teens
Educate yourself about marijuana so you can be prepared to talk to your teen about the dangers.

10 Motivational Books for Teens
Books that will help motivate teens to strive for higher achievements, do their best in school and look toward their future.

Is My Teen Using Marijuana? Know the Warning Signs
If you suspect your teen may be using marijuana, you should be on the lookout for these warning signs that may indicate drug use.

Teach Your Teen Anger Management Techniques
Parents can help their teens learn how to manage their anger with these anger management techniques. Read our parenting advice and tips on anger management and teens here.

Tips on Raising Responsible Teens
Parents can raise a responsible teens by incorporating these tips into their daily lives.

5 Things Parents Should Tell Teens
Make sure you're sending these messages to your teen before he starts high school.

Learn to Talk to Your Teen in 5 Days Online Parenting Class
Knowing how to talk to your teen in different situations is the number one effective parenting skill. Learn how here with our free online parenting class.

10 Rights and Responsibilities for Parents of Teens
It is easier for parents to discipline their teens when they are reminded of their rights and responsibilities. Explore 10 of the most important.

The Facts About Ecstasy Drug Use Among Teens
Ecstasy is a synthetic psychoactive club drug. Discover Ecstasy use statistics among teens and more facts about this growing teen drug problem.

Could My Teenage Be Using Drugs?
Teen drug use happens when teens get around their parents, which is easy if parents are unaware of the potential of their teen to try and use drugs.

The 8 Most Effective Ways to Discipline Teenagers
Disciplining teenagers is tricky and something many parents struggle with. Discover 10 proven strategies that will help them learn from their mistakes.

Teen Driver Safety Pledge Example
Reduce your risk of unsafe driving by having your teen sign this driver's safety pledge before you hand over your keys.

Teen Cell Phone Use While Driving
When teens use their cell phones while driving, they are at risk of hurting themselves and others. Discover tips on how to get your teen to stop.

The 5 Biggest Concerns Teens Have About Going Back to School
Teens share their biggest concerns about going back to school this year and what they had to say may surprise you.

Temporary Teen Shelters and Emergency Help
Temporary teen shelters provide emergency help to families with a teen in crisis. Find out how temporary shelters can and cannot help a troubled teen.

Teen Runaways: What Can a Parent Do?
Quick Links: Real Parenting Questions | Parenting Style Quiz A mom asks for help:

12 Tips for Setting the Rules for a Teen Party
Does your teenager want to throw a party? Make sure the party is safe and fun for everyone by establishing ground rules and following a few simple tips.

Tips for Keeping Your Teen Smoke-Free
Why do teen girls start to smoke? Find out the reasons why teen girls begin smoking and how parents can help prevent them from getting addicted.

Teaching Your Teen the Responsibilities of Driving
From car maintenance to the safety of passengers and other drivers, it is important to talk with your teen about being a responsible driver.

7 Ways to Teach Your Teen to be a Good Sport
Good sportsmanship is a learned skill that will serve your teen well in life.

9 Important Areas Where You Should be a Good Role Model
Although it's important to be a good role model for your teen in many ways, these nine areas are particularly important.

Teens, Get a Job at a Fast Food Restaurant
Article and resource for Parents of Teens, Get a Job at a Fast Food Restaurant Help Your Teen Get a Job Series for Parents

9 Tips for Talking to Teens About Drugs and Alcohol
Talking to teens about drugs and alcohol can be one of the best ways to prevent them from experimenting.

Prevent Your Teen from Engaging in Sexting on Their Cell Phone
Teen sexting means teenagers use their cell phones to have sexual intimacy with their partners. But unlike phone sex, cell phones come with cameras where minor children - teens - can take lewd pictures of themselves and send them them through the phone. Here is how parents can prevent sexting from happening.





Good Reasons Your Teen Needs a Strong Sense of Belonging
Fitting-in, or having a strong sense of belonging, will help your teen learn coping skills and life skills that will allow them to make their best choices into their adulthood. Here are five good reasons your teen needs a strong sense of belonging and how you can help them.























Teen Birthday and Event Cake Ideas
Gallery of pictures of teen birthday cakes and event cake ideas. Perfect for parents or teens to get cake ideas for their next birthday party or event. If you are looking for cool cake ideas, we have them here.



Teen Drug Abuse Statistics
Teen drug abuse statistics to use as a resource for parents of teens who may be using drugs. Past year use statistics, drug use by youth age, use by drug and more can be found in our resource article.

Teen Heroin Use Facts and Statistics
What is heroin and how big of a problem is it among teens? Here are the facts and statistics of heroin and its use among teens and young adults.

11 Tips for Talking to Teens About Friendship
Friendships are important to teenagers and parents can help teens learn to be a good friend by talking about healthy friendships.

Talking to Teen Daughters Tips to Keep the Lines of Communication Open
Talking to your teen daughter about important issues doesn't have to be hard. Learn how here.

Tactics Parents Use to Stay Involved With Their Teens
Spending time with your teen is a must if you intend on raising happy successful young adult. Here are some parenting tips on how to go about it.

How Tough Love Helps in Parenting Troubled Teens
Tough love can be instrumental in helping a troubled teen--but only when parents understand what the concept really means.

Parent Support Groups: Help in Raising a Troubled Teen
For parents who are raising a troubled teen, a support group can provide an opportunity for comfort and advice from others in the same situation. These groups are available in most communities as well as online. Initially it may be difficult to understand the point of participating in a support group.

Summer Safety Checklist for Teens
Keep these items in stock to prevent and treat summertime injuries and illnesses.

What is Suicidal Ideation?
Suicidal ideation, sometimes referred to as suicidal thoughts, describes fantasies, thoughts, ideas or images related to committing suicide.

How to Talk to Teens About Awkward Topics
Find out how to talk to teens about difficult subjects such as sex, dating, bullying, and drugs.

How to Prevent Teens From Abusing Prescription Drugs
It's important for parents to take a proactive approach to preventing teens from abusing prescription drugs.

Parenting Tips: How To Praise Your Teen
Giving teenagers praise for the good things they do is good for their self-esteem. Explore eight tips for praising your teen effectively.

How to Help Your Teen Start a Business
Use these strategies to help your teen turn an idea into a business.

How to Help a Teen Who Doesn't Fit In
If your teen is struggling with isolation and loneliness, find out how you can help.

16-Year-Old Social and Emotional Development in Teens
Sixteen-year-old teens are comfortable in their own skin and know the ropes as to the life around them. They've learned much about themselves in the past few years and are able to see when they are at their best and when they are at their worst. Learn more about their social and emotional development in this article.

18-Year-Old Teen Social and Emotional Development
Your teenager is 18 and there are some big changes ahead. Discover what to expect through their own eyes as they look to a bright future.

How to Create a Behavior Contract with Teens
Find out how to use a behavior contract with your teen to prevent behaviors and make your expectations clear.

Fill your soda bottle
How to make a soda bottle gift, gift ideas for teens. Soda Bottle Gift Ideas - Make Soda Bottle Gift

How to Deal with Stress
Tips on Teaching Your Teen How to Deal with Stress

Shoplifting and Teenagers
What To Do and What Not To Do If Your Teenager Is Caught Shoplifting

Parenting Tips: Hotlines to Help Troubled Teens
Hotlines set up to address adolescent issues provide an excellent resource to troubled teens and their parents by providing access to free information, crisis counseling and listings of mental health professionals and treatment programs in your area. A listing of general and issue specific hotlines for troubled teens.

How to Help a Troubled Teen in Crisis
Understanding emergency psychiatric hospitalization for teens to ensure their safety in a crisis situation.

Secrets to Surviving a Troubled Teen
7 secrets to surviving a troubled teen. Parenting a troubled teen is challenging. Here are secrets to help parents survive the daily challenges of raising a troubled teen.

What Parents Need to Know About School Suspension
Getting the call from your teen's school that they have been suspended is not fun. Find out what you need to know about high school suspensions.

High School Graduation Party Etiquette
If you're planning to host a high school graduation party, follow these etiquette tips.

Discipline Problems School Issues Parents of Teens Face And What to Do About Them
Parents of teens have to deal with problems at their teens school, here you will find tips and advice on how to deal with: Your teen spends too much time in detention/suspension/the principals office.

Peer Problems School Issues Parents of Teens Face And What to Do About Them
Parents of teens have to deal with problems at their teens school, here you will find tips and advice on how to deal with: Problems with their peer group that affects your teens performance at school.

Test Taking School Issues Parents of Teens Face And What to Do About Them
Parents of teens have to deal with problems at their teens school, here you will find tips and advice on how to deal with: Your teen has a hard time taking tests.

School Problems Parents of Teens Face and What to Do
Parents of teens have to deal with problems at their teens school, here you will find tips and advice on how to deal with: Your teen is falling asleep in class.

Homework Problems School Issues Parents of Teens Face And What to Do About Them
Parents of teens have to deal with problems at their teens school, here you will find tips and advice on how to deal with: Your teen is having trouble doing the work or homework.

Being Prepared School Issues Parents of Teens Face And What to Do About Them
Parents of teens have to deal with problems at their teens school, here you will find tips and advice on how to deal with: Your teen is never prepared and needs you to get things at the last minute.

No Activities School Issues Parents of Teens Face And What to Do About Them
Parents of teens have to deal with problems at their teens school, here you will find tips and advice on how to deal with: Your teen is not involved in extracurricular activities and sports.

Too Many Activities School Issues Parents of Teens Face And What to Do About Them
Parents of teens have to deal with problems at their teens school, here you will find tips and advice on how to deal with: Your teen is too involved and over scheduled.

Not Liking Teachers School Issues Parents of Teens Face And What to Do About Them
Parents of teens have to deal with problems at their teens school, here you will find tips and advice on how to deal with: Your teen is not getting along with a teacher.

The Facts About Salvia Divinorum Drug Use Among Teens
Salvia divinorum is a potent hallucinogenic drug that is legal in some states and used in growing numbers by teens. Get the facts behind its use.

Runaway Shelters for Troubled Teens
Runaway shelters for teens provide ta safe place to troubled teens who run away from home. Learn what services these programs provide and how to find them.

Help Your Teen Wake Up in the Morning
Many teens hate getting up in the morning and it can be hard to wake them for school. Learn how to help your teenager get in the habit of waking up.

6 Ways to Help Your Teen Control Mood Swings
Your teenager's hormones cause mood swings. Learn how you can help them cope with the emotional roller coaster with these parenting tips.

How to Reward Your Teen for Good Behavior
Teenagers do many good things and parents can reward positive behavior with simple activities or privileges. Here are 16 great ideas for teen rewards.

Party Planner: A Great Halloween Party for Teens
Host a great Halloween party for your teenager and their friends. It is easy if you use this party planner and let your imagination go wild.

10 Reasons Not to Give Up On a Troubled Teen
Parenting a troubled teen is challenging, even more so when the teen doesn't appear to respond to efforts to help or seems to be getting worse.

6 Ways to Establish a Realistic Prom Budget With Your Teen
Find out the best way to work with your teen on establishing a budget for the prom.

Graduation Party Planner Themes and Ideas
A list of graduation party themes with ideas to create the theme for your party.

Get Your Teen a Psychological Evaluation
A psychological evaluation may be an important step in getting the right help for your troubled teen.

Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens and Teens
Book review of the parenting teens book Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens and Teens.

Understanding Family Therapy for Troubled Teens
How to find a family therapist, get family members to agree to participate and prepare for the initial session of family therapy for a teen.

Pros and Cons of Boot Camps for Troubled Teens
Parents of a troubled teen want to look at their options for getting help. Before sending your teen to boot camp, there are some things you should know.

Great Chore Chart Ideas and Tips for Your Teens
Getting teens to help around the house can be a daunting task. Here are resources for keeping your teen on track with chore charts and other tips.

Get Help if Your Teen is Suicidal
If you are dealing with a suicidal teen know that you are not alone. Help is available to provide assistance in getting through this crisis. Who to call and what steps to take in dealing with a teen threatening to commit suicide are explained.