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6 Healthy Lunch Box Tips for Teens

High school cafeterias are notorious for offering food that is less than healthy. If your teen is getting sick of hamburgers and pizza for lunch during the week, it’s time to brown bag it. Here are five healthy tips that your teen can incorporate into their lunch box. 1. Encourage your teen to pack foods […]

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Are Your Teens Bored? Keep Them Organized This Summer

Have you ever heard your teen remark that they are bored? It can be like a broken record by summer’s end. Here are some ideas to keep your temperamental teens busy all summer long. Are teenagers prone to boredom? The attention span of an adolescent is notoriously short. They need constant stimulation to stay interested. […]

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Teens Cutting and Other Self Injurious Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Most parents believe that the transition from child to pre-teen to adolescent is fraught with behavioral and emotional challenges due to a variety of causes – hormones, peer influences, and rebelliousness to name a few. However, the vast majority of children transition through adolescence relatively unscathed and go on to live happy and productive lives. The […]

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Hobbies Are Healthy

Hobbies benefit children in many ways. It gives a child an opportunity to express themselves, and it allows them to discover themselves and build self-esteem. They are also great educational tools. A child interested in rock collecting learns about geology and science, and a child in writing stories learns about sentence structure and proper grammar. […]

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Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

As soon as a child turns 13 years old they begin counting the days until they’re old enough to learn to drive. They yearn for independence and may think being able to drive will provide it. Parents want to ensure their teens remain safe. These safety tips for teen drivers can give you the skills […]

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