It's a rite of passage for any adolescent. As a parent, you can and should set ground rules for dating and relationships that will help your teen as she nagivates romantic relationships.
Have you ever wondered why girls drop out of sports by the truckload once they reach high school? The drop out rate is seven times greater than that of boys.
As high school students prepare to make decisions about their future careers, they should not assume they have to focus only on the subjects they are best at, a Purdue University career and technical education expert says.
Should you be Facebook friends with your teen?
Getting kids interested in what they're learning is an
age-old problem that continues to plague teachers and parents.
Now, researchers from the University of Leuven in Belgium report
in the March/April issue of the journal Child Development, that
when teenagers understand that learning helps them attain an
intrinsic goal (e.g., self-development, personal health, etc.),
they are more likely to become interested in the topic and grasp
its conceptual aspects than if they are motivated to learn only
to attain extrinsic goals (e.g., financial success, physical
Time to face the inevitable: Your teenage daughter no
longer plays with Barbie, but dresses like her. And she's ready
to date! Before you put your dating rules for your teen into
effect, prepare yourself with these dating do's and don'ts
designed for YOU.
Many young teens stay home alone after school. Parents are concerned but feel they have few alternatives. Still, preparation is critical and there are many things to consider if you are thinking about allowing your child to remain home alone after school.
Wee travelers need lots of outdoor time and exercise, and one of the best places to get that experience when you're traveling, just as when you're at home, is to hit the park. We wanted to let you in on some of the best parks we know of in some popular American -- and European -- cities.