Kids who seemed confident throughout childhood struggle to maintain self-assurance during the teen years. For many, adolescence is filled with self-doubt, a questionable body-image, and insecurity. Read More:
Advances in technology mean today’s teens are facing issues that no previous generation has ever seen. While some issues are not exactly new, electronic media has changed or amplified some of ...
Whether your daughter says, “Mom, you never do anything for me!” as you’re en route to the store to buy her more soccer equipment, or she insists she shouldn’t ever have ...
Are your kids addicted to mobile devices? Maybe. A recent survey of more than 1,000 parents revealed that 47 percent of parents believe their children are addicted to their phones. Interestingly, ...
Parents of teens know how tricky it is to keep their kids physically safe while balancing their need for greater independence, but when it comes to keeping them safe online, it ...
Although many teens think access to a cell phone is a right, owning a phone is definitely a privilege. And there may be times when taking that privilege away could be ...
Low self-esteem is common in teens, but it can be difficult to determine whether low self-esteem is a symptom of something more. Luckily, you can have a positive influence on your ...
When parents allow themselves to get distracted by surface misbehavior, they push their children away at just the time that the young person needs to be held most closely. In the ...
“Battle Scars,” a film about cyberbullying. Cyberbullying knows no boundaries, but is especially prevalent in teens. A must watch! SEE VIDEO HERE…
Cyberbullying is a crime that emerged with the birth of the internet. It took time to realize what cyberbullying is and that it is an equally serious crime as the ones ...
Bullying is a prevalent problem facing kids today. According to one study conducted with 20,000 youth by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 73 percent of ...
Instagram is taking a stand against cyber-bullying. The social media platform has today launched two new anti-bullying tools that will aim to keep its young users safe from online harassment. Here’s ...
What is bullying? Harassment, intimidation or bullying – a gesture, an electronic communication (cyber bullying), a written, verbal, physical, or sexual act that is reasonably perceived to have a negative effect ...
It’s the kind of story that leaves parents of food-allergic children baffled and nervous – a schoolyard bully waving an offending snack in a vulnerable kid’s face. Over the past eight ...
In a typical classroom of 25 to 30 students, eight to 10 children — a third of the class — have been cyberbullied at some point in their lifetime. About three ...
Experts are worried that impressionable teenagers may be influenced by social media or TV shows that ‘romanticise’ the act of suicide. THE grieving families of two California teenagers who committed suicide ...
New research about the intense pressure young women face to share nude photos of themselves is raising questions about how we address some of the norms that have taken hold among ...