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How to Lead Teens
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How to Lead Teens

Leading teens is different than leading children and older adults. Your role is more about leading them into maturity and teaching them about adult responsibilities. Teens are better able to handle responsibilities and understand what’s expected. However, for many older adults it seems daunting to lead teens since they have […]

Bullying? Not on My Watch!
Parenting

Bullying? Not on My Watch!

It’s (Past) Time for a Cultural Revolution. Every few months, it seems, there’s another headline about the death of a child or teen as the result of bullying. That’s terrifying, and it’s also unacceptable. To some extent we expect to hear about economic woes, political strife, and natural disasters. We […]

Parenting / Relationships

Why Teens Struggle to Connect With Others

Why So Many Kids Struggle to Connect with Others—and How Parents Can Help Practice This Crucial Skill Like many skills, the ability to meaningfully and productively communicate takes practice. Maribeth Kuzmeski tells parents how they can organically teach their kids to connect with others—so that when they do become teens […]

Bigger is Better for the Class of 2013
Lifestyle

Bigger is Better for the Class of 2013

Cheryl Stahle, Contributing Editor Twelve years of toil and sweat boil down to the size of an envelope. A standard no.10 white business envelope dashes hopes and dreams. But the fancy 9X12 variety opens the door for a brighter future. We’ve been waiting. The past 4 weeks have been the […]

‘The Hobbit’ Illustrates Value of Adventure Tales for Pre-Teens
Parenting / Self-confidence

‘The Hobbit’ Illustrates Value of Adventure Tales for Pre-Teens

Juveniles on Brink of Personal Journey, Says Youth Advocate It’s only appropriate that fantastical genres of storytelling are often geared toward pre-adolescents, says writer Elayne James. “It’s an extremely impressionable time, with the wonder of childhood firmly established and a dramatic transformation about to take place,” says James, author of […]

5 Super Powers Available to Teens
Parenting

5 Super Powers Available to Teens

Heroic Abilities Aren’t Exclusive to Comics, Novelist Says Cynical adults may sneer when they say, “Youth is wasted on the young.” But young world-traveler Ryan Pearson sees a more positive message in George Bernard Shaw’s often repeated quote. “I see it as meaning that youth is an opportunity to seize […]

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