Parenting Teens

Teen Drug Addiction – What options do parents have?

Teen Drug Addiction – What options do parents have?

Teenage is undoubtedly one of the most crucial periods of one's life. It is the stage of uncertainty that bridges the gap between childhood and adolescence. Many crucial decisions in life are taken during teenage, some of which can be life-changing. Similarly, a wrong decision at this time can have a long-lasting impact. Drug addiction is one thing that may sound very ominous but is increasingly common as well.  It is more frequently seen in boys and girls who may be suffering from depression for many reasons, ranging from personal to professional. If someone falls into the abyss of drug…
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3 Money Milestones for Teens that You Can Prepare for Now!

3 Money Milestones for Teens that You Can Prepare for Now!

Leaving the nest, there are money milestones that teens can begin to prepare for. Find out the top three and how to prepare your child now. Not all lessons can be learned in school, particularly concerning money. Both parents and their kids alike will learn a lot about finances by going through experiences themselves. These are things like getting on the phone, asking questions, giving things a try, and even making mistakes. Your children will undoubtedly learn some of their most valuable life lessons by making mistakes here and there. But, a parent must help prepare their kids as best…
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Easing the Pain from Sending Children off to College

Easing the Pain from Sending Children off to College

Sending your kids into the adult world comes with both happiness & sorrow. Keep reading to learn tips for easing the pain from sending children off to college As a parent, you know full well that, one day, you'll have to let go of your baby. As much as perhaps you'd like to at times, you cannot hold their hand throughout their entire life. You must let your children get on with things as independent human beings. It doesn't sound easy at first, but you get used to it. When you allow them to go to their friend's house for…
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Drug Abuse & Depression: Understanding Teenage Dual Diagnosis

Drug Abuse & Depression: Understanding Teenage Dual Diagnosis

Dual diagnosis is very common, particularly when it comes to mental disorders and addiction. Depression and drug abuse are, unfortunately, a common pairing in patients of all ages—including teens. Many parents are surprised to learn that a dual diagnosis happens in over half of teens addicted to drugs. However, that doesn't mean that every treatment center specializes in dual diagnosis. Drug Abuse & Depression: Understanding Teenage Dual Diagnosis The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that 60 percent of all addicts also have a mental disorder. Mental disorders paired with drug abuse can be especially dangerous in teens and young…
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Sending Your Child to a Teenage Rehabilitation Center

Sending Your Child to a Teenage Rehabilitation Center

Are you sending your teen to drug rehab? To be a supportive parent, learn everything you can about sending your kid to a teenage rehabilitation center here. A family crisis. A teen with an addiction. And a problem you hoped you'd never have to face. No one ever said parenting was natural, but having to send your child to a teenage rehabilitation center is one of the hardest choices to make. Being supportive is hard, but you can help your teen on the road to recovery when you follow a few guidelines. Here are some ways to be a prepared…
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3 Difficult Conversations to Have with Your Teen Today!

3 Difficult Conversations to Have with Your Teen Today!

Do you know the difficult conversations to have with your teen? Let's check the top three and help you know how to prepare your teen for the real world! Raising a teenager is tough. Teens believe they’re invincible and that their parents should treat them like adults. Parents, on the other hand, often struggle with giving their children more independence. Difficult Conversations to Have with Your Teen One way you can give your teenagers a little more responsibility is to have challenging conversations with them. Here’s a list of difficult conversations to have with your teen. Once these talks are…
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Keeping Your Teenager Safe Online

Keeping Your Teenager Safe Online

What you need to know about Keeping Your Teenager Safe Online! Parenting teenagers is tough! There are so many emotions and new situations that both parents and children are learning to navigate! With modern technology, there is even more for parents to figure out. Keep reading to find out what you can do to keep your teen safe online. Keeping Your Teenager Safe Online Keeping children safe online is one of the biggest challenges a parent will face in the 21st century. Online safety can be hard enough with younger children, but teenagers bring additional challenges, like their growing need…
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