Source: Ready, Set, Grow Hearing that your teen is in love can be terrifying. As parents, we know the emotional and often physical commitment these words bring into a relationship, ... Read more
Source: Children’s Health Foundation In this article, I hope to help you understand how physical and cognitive development influences emotional and sexual development.
Source: Ann Arbor Family During my career working with adolescents as director of the University of Michigan’s school-based health center program, a surprisingly common theme among tweens was their intense ... Read more
Source: Oakland County Moms Raising a teen with open lines of communication is an ever-changing challenge requiring significant stamina. There are likely to be many setbacks, frustrations and obstacles before ... Read more
Source: etr How sexually active—and sexually risky—are today’s teens? Scientific studies continue to support the notion that teens today actually have less sex than their parents did as teens. Yet nearly one in ... Read more
Source: Children’s Health Foundation If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard that, I would be writing this on my own private island. As a healthcare provider and ... Read more
Oakland County Moms Communication Tips for Teen Attitudes – By Dr. Jennifer Salerno – Eye rolls, slammed doors, sarcasm, talking back—if you’re a parent of a teen I’m sure you can unfortunately relate.
Momming Hubb “I’m pregnant.”“Last night. What? I can’t remember.”“I’m in the principal’s office and need you to come and get me.”“I just had to send a quick text. The car ... Read more
Source: Today Parenting Team If each verbal conversation with your teen was turned into a manuscript texting conversation it would go something like this?
Source: etr Whether you’re a parent or an individual who works with youth, you are placed in an influential role to help keep teens safe and healthy. But that’s no ... Read more