Entries Tagged as 'teenagers'

Is the fashion industry sexualizing our girls?

October 20th, 2008 / 4 Comments

Do you love to shop?? Duh, that’s a rhetorical question! My daughter loves to go to the mall – Hollister, Anchor Blue, Forever 21 – you know, all those stores with the cute teen fashions. After a while, they all look the same to me! Have you noticed that the sizes offered are very small? […]

Video game addiction

August 14th, 2008 / 9 Comments

Gears of War, Guitar Hero, Call of Duty, World of Warcraft… These are just a few among hundreds of video and computer games that kids are playing, often playing late into the night when their parents are asleep. Talk to a few parents and you will soon hear laments about their son spending too much […]

Unconventional Ways to Prepare for the College Application Process

April 19th, 2008 / 1 Comment

I am honored to have today’s post written by Margit Crane, M.A., M.S., M.Ed. She is a family relationship coach, speaker, author (HELP! My Teen Has Been Abducted By Aliens!), workshop leader and acclaimed expert on teens, ‘tweens, and their parents. She is the founder of Rock The World Coachinggâ„¢ and is also known as […]

The Rebelution

March 19th, 2008 / 3 Comments

There is a general consensus that teenagers nowadays are materialistic, selfish, and have no worthwhile goals in life. We don’t want our teenagers to go down that road. Yes, there is hope! The Rebelution is a movement started by two teenage boys to challenge other teens to go against the grain of that culture. Their […]

Keep Communication Open with Our Kids

November 30th, 2007 / 2 Comments

“How do I keep communication open with my teenagers?” Parents often express that their teens are shutting them out of their lives. They talk more to their friends than to their parents. They might even consult with other adults such as their teachers or their friend’s parents. But they hesitate in coming to their own […]

Helping your teens get a job

October 3rd, 2007 / No Comments

Much of real life happens outside the home, isn’t that right? To help our teenagers in their growth towards adulthood in the real world, we need to help them get a job – a real job, in the real world. In a previous post, I talked about the benefits of a job. Most likely than […]