Category Archives: Behavior and Discipline

Teens May Respond to Peer Counseling in Ways Adults Don’t

Teens May Respond to Peer Counseling in Ways Adults Don't

In this article, find out what peer counseling is and the different ways teens respond to peer counseling in ways adults don’t. Meeting the emotional needs of teenagers can be difficult for parents. Teens worry that their parents don’t recognize the difficulties they’re facing. Or, if they are guilty of wrongdoing, they can be afraid […]

What To Do If Your Child Comes Out To You

What To Do If Your Child Comes Out To You

For parents and other caretakers, finding the appropriate response when a child comes out can be challenging. Naturally, parents want to be as encouraging as they can, but it can be difficult to know what to say. The Trevor Project has announced the results of a national poll on the emotional wellbeing of LGBTQ adolescents, […]

How To Talk With Your Kids About Risky Online Activities

How To Talk With Your Kids About Risky Online Activities

A new advisory for parents from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) addresses the perilous trend of “social media challenges.” This is in response to the rising popularity of a viral trend that instructs its followers to boil chicken with NyQuil. In this article, you will learn more about how to talk to your kids […]

Reasons Why The R-Word Should No Longer Be Used

As a euphemism for retard and retarded, the R-word is derogatory and rude when used to characterize or disparage persons with intellectual impairments or to insult people, places & things by comparing them to people with intellectual disabilities. During this same time period, the label “mental retardation” is being phased out and replaced by “intellectual […]

Advice For Girls on Good Personal Hygiene

As your daughter grows and changes, ensuring that she is clean becomes more critical. Here is a list of sound advice for girls on personal hygiene, menstruation, and all other puberty-related changes. *Image source: Pixelbay/Pexels/Unsplash Sanitation of Oneself The first step every adolescent should take is to learn the fundamentals of personal hygiene. Encourage your […]