How to Help Manipulative Teens
18December

How to Help Manipulative Teens

What is a Manipulative Teen During adolescent years it’s normal for your teen to exhibit more emotional and dramatic behavior due to physical and mental developmental changes. However, some teens exceed normal behavior and utilize fo

Help for Parents of Troubled Teens
18December

Help for Parents of Troubled Teens

Help for Parents Who Feel Overwhelmed Parents who are raising a troubled teenager can run into a litany of issues, many of which can seem to be overwhelming. Overwhelmed parents of troubled teens can utilize a number of helpful resources w

Tips for Dealing with Troubled Teens
15December

Tips for Dealing with Troubled Teens

By Craig Rogers

Parents: How to Deal with Troubled Teens When normal teenage behavior escalates to self-destructive or harmful behavior; it can often become a time of panic for parents. Out of control teenagers are putting themselves and their families at

Authoritative Parenting Style
15December

Authoritative Parenting Style

By Craig Rogers

There are a number of parenting styles out there in today’s society ranging from passive techniques to full authoritarian style. Authoritative parenting falls somewhere in between. So what are some of the pros and cons of this approac

Tips on Helping Your Teen Overcome Peer Pressure
14December

Tips on Helping Your Teen Overcome Peer Pressure

By Craig Rogers

Though peer pressure rarely looks like the stereotypical risky dare all parents dread, its influence on teens is undeniable. As kids mature through middle school, their ultimate goal becomes to blend, to go with the mainstream, and try what

Tips for Dealing with a Defiant Teen
13December

Tips for Dealing with a Defiant Teen

By Craig Rogers

It can happen to anyone. Your child starts out sweet and eager-to-please. You’re a team; you understand each other. Then, adolescence hits, she morphs into an angry troublemaker, and you’re left feeling completely hoodwinked, an

Teen Drug Abuse Statistics
13December

Teen Drug Abuse Statistics

By Craig Rogers

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), nearly one in three teens currently engages in activities that put them at risk for developing a drug problem. Often, there are warning signs: binge drinking, an obsession with other