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Alternative Schooling Options for Teens

Often, a parent’s role in helping teens through problems at school involves counseling them through difficult situations and encouraging through those bumps in the road. Sometimes, though, parental intervention is required. Examples of situations requiring intervention include sexual harassment, bullying, or illegitimate grading scenarios. Once in a while, even parental involvement is not enough to allay the risks of a young person’s continued … Continue

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Tips for Teens to Save Money

The value of money is hard to define. It is even harder to define as a teenager when funds from flipping burgers at the local diner are not paying for the brand new video game console. Ask yourself the following questions to help prepare and save as a teenager. What are my financial responsibilities? From car payments to birthday gifts for friends, you will have responsibilities to save for. Make note of these responsibilities and plan … Continue

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Keeping Tabs on Your Teen’s Friendships

Friends mean the world to teenagers. Their social life, which they are connected to 24/7 with their mobile devices, can sometimes seem like the only thing they care about. As a parent, you need to do what you can to be connected to this friendship circle so that you can know what your teens are up to and what social influences are in their life. Below you'll find the top tips for keeping track of your teen's social life. Keep conversations open … Continue

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New Creations Boarding School Review

New Creations Boarding School (website) 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 … Continue

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The Female Athlete Triad In Teens

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Keys to Preventing Underage Drinking

With all the bad news about underage drinking, some good news is refreshing: The minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) of 21 seems to greatly reduce alcohol consumption both among underage youths and among adults of legal age. More action is needed, however, in order to further reduce the instances of underage drinking and their related […]

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Keeping Tabs on Your Teen’s Friendships

Friends mean the world to teenagers. Their social life, which they are connected to 24/7 with their mobile devices, can sometimes seem like the only thing they care about. As a parent, you need to do what you can to be connected to this friendship circle so that you can know what your teens are […]

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Is Your Teen in an Abusive Relationship?

As a parent, if you suspect that your son or daughter could be in an abusive relationship, it is extremely important that you help them to leave the relationship as soon as possible. Not only can an unhealthy relationship take a toll on your teen’s health now, but it could negatively impact their future relationships […]

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Alternative Schooling Options for Teens

Often, a parent’s role in helping teens through problems at school involves counseling them through difficult situations and encouraging through those bumps in the road. Sometimes, though, parental intervention is required. Examples of situations requiring intervention include sexual harassment, bullying, or illegitimate grading scenarios. Once in a while, even parental involvement is not enough to […]

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Tips for Teens to Save Money

The value of money is hard to define. It is even harder to define as a teenager when funds from flipping burgers at the local diner are not paying for the brand new video game console. Ask yourself the following questions to help prepare and save as a teenager. What are my financial responsibilities? From […]