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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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Five Manners Kids Should Know and Use

Everyone wants a well-mannered child. But, what do they need to know for this to happen? Below are five mannerisms that every child needs to cultivate in their life. Parents have so many responsibilities. Two of them are to teach their child right from wrong and how to act. It’s the latter that has parents […]

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Heroin Abuse Increasing Among High School and College Students

buy cigars online img class=”alignright size-full wp-image-22545″ title=”troubled-teenage-girl” alt=”” src=”http://childdevelopmentinfo.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/troubled-teenage-girl.jpg” width=”150″ height=”225″ />Last month I ventured into the non-clinical realm and discussed sports psychology and the, if you will, lighter side of the profession.  This month I am plunging into the depths of what appears to have been, or may still be, an epidemic of […]

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How to Better Understand Your Teen

Do you ever feel that your teen is from another planet? They speak a language you don’t know. They have interests that you’ve never heard of and just don’t understand. It’s a common phenomenon. Teenagers are weird. That being said, they’re your teenagers and there are steps you can take to get closer to them, […]

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Taking Your Teenager on Vacation

As we raise our children, we face differenct obstacles as they go through different developmental, shall we say, “challenges.” At no time are these challenges more obvious to the world than when we take our family and its unique “baggage,” pun intended, on full display during the family vacation. I remember that, when my children […]

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