Typical Teen Health and Safety Issues

Image Credit There are many negatives and many positives to the teen years. They are currently at an age where they are often experiencing many new things and learning things that they will remember for the rest of their lives. On the other hand, they have poor impulse control overall and often end up getting into trouble because of their own curiosity. There are many dangers that can affect teenagers,

Is your teen ready for a credit card?

Image Credit A credit card can be of great help to us, but it can lead us to big debts, all depending on how we use it. By making some of the credit card mistakes, you will surely not break any law, but you may be overwhelmed by the indebtedness and penalties of banks. This is especially the case with people who are not aware of the consequences that the

Parental Advice on Teens and Decision Making

Image Credit A parent’s instinct is to want to protect their children from threats of the outside world. Though there is a lot that you can shield your kids from as they get older, and become more exposed, there are things that you won’t be able to protect them from. This is when good judgment and effective decision making come in. As they enter their teen years and learn more

Using your kids' cell phones to track them

Image Credit Parenting is one of the most stressful jobs in the world especially when your children have started to leave the house in order to go to school, visit their friends, or play outside on their own. As parents, we always have a need to know that our children are safe and sound. And since most of our kids nowadays have their own cell phones, we can take advantage

Confronting Your Teen About Drugs and Alcohol.

Image credit In today’s modern age, parents can never take their child’s well-being for granted. With the increasing amount of bad influences from inappropriate media and other teens, parents need to be sure their child understands the implications of drug and alcohol abuse. This topic may be difficult for some parents, as no one wants to admit their child may have a problem like this. However, it is imperative that

What Parents Can Do To Help Their Teens With Weight Loss Troubles.

Image credit Being a parent with an unhealthy or overweight teenager can be a difficult position to be in. Perhaps you as a parent also have issues or insecurities with your weight and your lack of effort to try and lose weight and live healthier has been passed down to your children. The problem is, an adult in the world doesn’t face as much social pressure, bullying, or societal standards

The Struggles of Raising Teenagers.

Image Credit Parenting is never really easy despite how hard you try and set your child up for a bright future. However, it does seem to become a lot more difficult when your darling children turn into moody teenagers. Of course, the teenage years can be a whole lot of fun. Plus, it’s important to embrace them, since your kids just might “leave the nest” in the next few years. Even