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Marijuana Slang Terms

February 7, 2018

Marijuana is the most commonly used street drug there is. It is popular with people of all ages, and the number of teenage users continues to rapidly increase. At some point you may have even overheard a conversation about marijuana and not have even known it!  Or there may have been words you did not […]

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Tweens Pre Teens

February 7, 2018

People who work and live with children are well aware that young girls and boys thrive in a structured environment. Children need rules and discipline just as much as they need love and affection. When children reach their teen years, this craving for discipline does not end. Although teens strive for freedom and reduced rules, […]

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Tweens Pre Teens

February 7, 2018

Teaching a young lady about becoming a woman is no easy feat. There are responsibilities, boundaries, unspoken rules, spoken rules, and assumed rules. It is difficult to absolutely clear on certain things at times, but there are universal truths that abound. For example, rule number one, chocolate is a food group. Not chocolate in abundance, […]

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Tweens Pre Teens

February 7, 2018

Helping Teens and Disabled Teens Teens just copy what they see their parents and other adults do. Therefore, you need to look at what is influencing their lives first. What ever they have in front of them is going to affect the rest of their lives. Including teachers’ leaders and doctors so what ever we […]

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Tweens Pre Teens

February 7, 2018

Although I have no experience of raising a teenage daughter, I am very close to my adolescent niece and taught girls in this age group for a few years. I also have a keen memory and can easily recall some of the mistakes my parents made with me, as well as the things they did […]

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Tweens Pre Teens

February 6, 2018

The teen years are probably the most difficult time for any parent.  Something starts to happen to a child between the age 11 and 13 and suddenly the sweet, helpful child you knew and loved turns into someone you hardly recognize.  It can be pretty difficult to stay positive and not allow your teen’s negative […]

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Tweens Pre Teens

February 6, 2018

Teens are a tricky bunch! Limits and structure are still important for their safety and a parent’s sanity! After giving my oldest son “enough rope to hang himself”, we had to rethink our discipline approach! We now have a family contract. Everything we expect is in writing! A family contract can address any concerns or […]

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Tweens Pre Teens

February 6, 2018

A year ago almost today I realised that I had social problems. The realisation that my social life was flailing sorrowfully in solitude came when I had a fight with my best mate. She previously meant the world to me but another girl had befriended me and ‘Two’s company, Three’s a crowd’ right? Well; my […]

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Warning Signs your Teen may be Playing the Choking Game

February 6, 2018

The writer first heard about the teenage “choking” epidemic, from a similarly titled book called “Choke.” By Diana Lopez. The author of this article has been home schooled her entire life and had never heard about this problem developing among Junior and Senior high schools. Nor has she tried it.  But it is exactly that, a problem. A dangerous one.  […]

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Can you Teach a Teen to Resist Peer Pressure all of the Time – No

February 6, 2018

We were all teenagers once. We were all once immersed in the awkward period that is adolescence. The period in which we are too old to behave one-way, and too young to behave another way. This is one of the most difficult periods in life, because it’s when we struggle to discover our identity. For […]

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