The notorious years when children enter puberty are challenging for everyone in the family. Balance between independence and supervision is the key to successfully surviving the teenage years, but it is difficult to remain calm and rational when watching your child test your boundaries. Our site helps parents better understand their teens and tweens and this transition into adulthood.
This is also the age where children start dating and experience the intense emotions of love and heartbreak. While they might typically turn to friends with their feelings, this blog shows parents how to open the lines of communication with their teens. It also answers important questions about how much privacy to give kids and how to set and enforce curfews.
The articles in this category provide information to help parents guide their teens safely through these difficult years and recognize warning signs of more serious problems.