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Tips On How To Help Your Teen With Hygiene

Personal hygiene is important for all children but after puberty, it becomes especially important.  When your teen fails to practice good head to toe hygiene it is blatantly obvious to all those around them. High school can be really rough on kids without being noticed and called out for being stinky or scruffy. Good hygiene …

35 Journaling Prompts For Teens

Journaling is truly therapeutic for everyone from all walks of life but for the teen, it is truly a lifesaver because it is a way for them to work through all their jumbled up thoughts and emotions. Often times they don’t have enough outlets to work through these thoughts and emotions so journaling offers them …

Discipline And Your Angry Teenager

“I hate you!” as she stormed off into her room slamming the door behind her. This started all because my daughter wanted to go to her friend’s house and I simply said, “No! you haven’t finished your chores.” She did resurface some time later only to say, “You don’t understand me. You never listen to …

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When Your Teen Is Afraid Of Driving

I couldn’t wait to drive when I turned 16. I pestered every adult member of my family to take me for my permit and to let me drive them just about anywhere they were going. And then when I finally did get my driver’s license I offered to go on every errand imaginable for my …

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15 Really Cool Gifts For Teens

We have three of those crazy kiddos call teens under our roof right now and it seems like we always have something like a birthday (either one of theirs or a friend’s) or upcoming special occasions or holidays to shop for. It used to be so easy when they were younger to shop for them. …