3/30/12: Articles for Parents This Week

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I know many of you are on Spring Break, I hope you are enjoying it!

Top Articles:

Arguing With Your Teens…Good For Their Future?
Teaching your kids how to fight can be a healthy and crucial part of growing up.

Bucket List For Parents: ‘Before They Leave Me’ Lists
Create great family memories by checking things off your bucket list of all the things you want to do with your kids before they go off to college.

How to Tell If Your Child Is Lying To You
Do you know the warning signs? Can you read your child’s body language? Here are some easy truth-seeking tips.

Articles from Guests:

5 Tips for High School Juniors
Candice Frankel of Frankel College Counselling, gives her tips for juniors who are gearing up for the college application process.

Articles from Teens:

I Just Don’t Know What To Do: 5 Coping Skills For Teens
How to help teens deal with impossible, impulsive or impending situations.

How to Guide, Not Push, Your Teen
Learn how to encourage your teen to reach their fullest potential without completely pushing them away from you and straining your relationship.

Top 5 Books and Series Teenagers Should Read
Great reads for teens that go beyond trendy series like Twilight and The Hunger Games.

Finding Identity Through Style
Peer pressure and clothes, how teens try to find identity and belonging through what they wear to school.

Work or Play: Encouraging Teens to Get A Summer Job
Five points of advice for parents to give teens to encourage them to get a job.

What’s a Charter High School?
A first-hand account on what it’s like to go to a charter high school.

Videogames: Understanding the Teen Obsession
Explaining the video game and virtual worlds teen appeal to parents.

May 13th: The Greatest Gift!
Use Mother’s Day as an opportunity to recognize all of the things you love doing with your mother.

Self-Entitled Generation: A Willy Wonka
Three reasons why teens feel so entitled, as explained through quotes from the classic movie, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Things Parents Should Consider Before Letting Their Teen Work
Five questions to think about before deciding whether or not your teen should get a job.

Teens and Cancer
The harsh reality of being a teenager and dealing with cancer in high school.

Double Trouble: How To Deal with Teen Twins
Sibling rivalry is hard enough, let alone when those siblings are the exact same age!

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