Sixteen-year-olds can bring joy and frustration to a parent. There can be so many reasons for immense pride in how your son or daughter is growing up and accomplishing goals, but ...
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 ...
Your teen would love nothing more than to stay up all night playing video games or reading a fantasy novel. But the truth is, sleep deprivation makes ADHD symptoms exponentially worse ...
Friendship—that close connection with another person which allows us to feel valued and cared for—is vital at any stage of life. The need for love and belonging has long been established ...
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 ...
THIS teenager has never been a parent, but she has some VERY interesting tips for people who are — and we think she’s on to something. Read More:
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 ...
Numerous researches have been done on social media and its negative influence on younger generations. However, contrary to the belief – a Pew Research Center report shows that some social media ...
Social media is perceived as an inevitable staple of a modern teen’s life. But new research suggests screen time is associated with anxiety and other mental health issues especially for 14 ...
You don’t have to look very far these days to find a preteen or teen glued to their phone texting and scrolling through social media. Like many things, social media has ...
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 ...
Dr. Nalin of Paradigm Malibu Treatment Center explains, on Two Way Radio, the connection between the time teens spend online, the activities they do online, and their self-esteem. He also gives ...
Social media is becoming a dominant force in the lives of teenagers. During the last six years, social media use among U.S. teens aged 13 to 17 has increased dramatically, with ...
The continual evolution of technology makes it easy for teenagers to access new information and communicate with friends and family. Even though having the world at their fingertips offers knowledge and ...
If being a teen is hard, then being a teen in 2018 might just seem impossible. In the midst of self-discovery, you have to deal with Instagram likes and so many ...
It’s back to school season, and the time of year when I often hear from parents who are concerned about internet safety. While we all know the basics – use strong, ...
Is your teen constantly checking his or her smartphone? A new Pew Research Center Survey finds 54 percent of teens believe they spend too much time on their cell phones. More ...
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 ...
THIS WEEK IS Screen-Free Week, seven days devoted to shutting down electronic devices and connecting with life without the distraction of a screen, an exercise that could serve many of our ...
All around the nation parents are grappling with the question of what age is too young for a phone? But in reality, it’s not the actual phone that’s the problem — ...
“Body positivity” is one of today’s biggest buzzwords. Magazines are filled with photos of impossibly beautiful women and unrealistically handsome men. Their skin, hair, eyes and smiles are perfect. The women ...
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 ...
Kevin and I sit down at two desks just outside his third period class at a high school in northern San Diego. He is 17 years old and Asian American, with ...
In a world full of digitally charged teens, it would be unlikely to expect parents to cut their children off from smartphone use completely. “Social media is a regular part of ...