College acceptance does not necessarily translate to college readiness. See this psychologist's check list to help determine whether your teenager is ready for independence outside of the home. Read More
As teens and tweens move from their closest relationship being with their parents to with their friends, having a strong base of supportive friends will ensure the best transition. Not only is it essential that children pick friends who have their best interests at heart, but also that they have positive adult influences in their [...]
Sleeping with or in proximity to one's phone can be a true health risk. Say goodnight to your phone and keep it at least an arm's distance away.
Parents who claim that providing 'sips of alcohol' or permitting drinking 'under their supervision' is doing a huge disservice to their teens. Providing any amount of alcohol to teenagers can have negative consequences.