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Communicating With Your Teen’s Teachers

When your teenagers spend hours in the care of others, mainly their teachers, communication between you and those educational professionals is vital. Without proper communication, you cannot be fully aware of what is going on in your teen’s life, and you will likely struggle to communicate well when problems arise, which is common with kids this age. These tips will help you communicate well with the educational professionals in your child’s … Continue

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Teens And Money Management

Ideally, children will learn about money management from their parents. After all, unless a student majors in finance or economics, the finer points of money management are not covered in the classroom. Begin with a stable personal money management system and teach it to children early. Teenagers will always want something; teach them money management by making them earn their next cell phone, iPod or other electronic gadget. Selling Before … Continue

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Communicating with Your Teen: Why Learning Styles Matter, Part 1

I’ll never forget the time one of my authorities (falsely) accused me of being rebellious. She had just rattled off a stream of qualifications for how I was supposed to present a request. The timing was mind-boggling, at least to me. I think I had to turn in a form the morning of the last Thursday before the second Monday of the month, unless it was an odd-numbered month, in which case — You get the idea. My mind was spinning, and I knew I … Continue

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New Creations Boarding School Review

New Creations Boarding School offers a Christian residential program for teenagers (boys & girls through age 18) and is located in Richmond, Indiana. New Creations has been serving families and investing in youth since 1969. Founded by Tim and Bonnie Cummings, New Creations originally began as a traveling youth choir and church. In 1971, a residential program for youth was begun with the Cummings opening up their home to hurting youth. In … Continue

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Communicating with Your Teen: Why Learning Styles Matter, Part 1

I’ll never forget the time one of my authorities (falsely) accused me of being rebellious. She had just rattled off a stream of qualifications for how I was supposed to present a request. The timing was mind-boggling, at least to me. I think I had to turn in a form the morning of the last […]

Sleep Deprivation & Caffeine Addiction

From academic struggles to depression and addictions, teens who burn the midnight oil may be in more danger than you think. Often, they’re staying up late in order to try to fulfill obligations such as studying for tomorrow’s test after a barrage of extracurricular endeavors. While such behavior might seem innocuous and even responsible, it […]

Communicating With Your Teen’s Teachers

When your teenagers spend hours in the care of others, mainly their teachers, communication between you and those educational professionals is vital. Without proper communication, you cannot be fully aware of what is going on in your teen’s life, and you will likely struggle to communicate well when problems arise, which is common with kids […]

New Creations Boarding School Review

New Creations Boarding School offers a Christian residential program for teenagers (boys & girls through age 18) and is located in Richmond, Indiana. New Creations has been serving families and investing in youth since 1969. Founded by Tim and Bonnie Cummings, New Creations originally began as a traveling youth choir and church. In 1971, a […]

When Leaders Falter and Fall: Guiding Your Teen Through Disappointment and Disillusionment (Part 1)

When did it happen for you? You probably remember that moment when you found out your Sunday school teacher struggled with bitterness, your pastor had to resign due to infidelity, or a deacon in your church had committed fraud at his workplace. These people had been your heroes of the faith — right up there […]

Teen Meth Use

Meth is short for methamphetamine, a stimulant drug, and there is only one legal type of methamphetamine, which is used to treat ADD, ADHD, and occasionally obesity. Most other types of meth are manufactured illegally in hidden meth labs and are extremely dangerous. If you suspect that your teen could be using meth, it is […]

Causes of Sexual Promiscuity in Teens

Sexual promiscuity in teens is an issue that many parents feel uncomfortable addressing, but it is important that parents not ignore this problem. Failure to address this issue could result in any number of terrible consequences, both emotional and physical, so sexual promiscuity should not be taken lightly. (For more information on the risks of […]

Helpful Tips for Parents of Teen Drivers

If you are the parent of a teen who has recently started driving or who will be learning to drive soon, then you’re probably worried about turning your teen loose on the road. You’re probably aware that car crashes are the leading cause of death among 15-20 year olds, and it’s your job as a […]