The Benefits of BFFs: Teaching Social Skills to Teenagers

Teaching social skills to teenagers can be a struggle for a parent, but it’s incredibly necessary. There isn’t a class that your teen takes in order to develop the right social skills, they have to learn them through their family and peers–that makes it hard. Peers are especially important, particularly the close ones–best friends not …

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Healthy Habits for Teens: Learning to Procrastinate Well

We’ve all procrastinated at some point. Something was due in a month, you figured you had plenty of time–next thing you know, it’s a day before the deadline. This isn’t an uncommon experience for teens and many adults. A certain amount of procrastination can actually be helpful, but it’s figuring out the right amount for …

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Teen Social Issues and Violent Video Games Linked

A recent study has confirmed something many parents have been worried about: violent video games are linked to worsening teen social issues, but not in the way many think. Instead of it being directly the violent material’s fault, researchers think it’s the avoidance of social interaction that is problematic–not the gaming itself. Psych Central recently …

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Cyberbullying in Teens

Prince Williams Plea Against Cyberbullying in Teens Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, recently released a statement about cyberbullying in teens at the Founders Forum, a technology conference that took place last week. As a father of two, he urged the audience full of chairmen of Google and Twitter, to address the issues of cyberbullying in …

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