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Family/Relationships - Teens
09/24/2010
IconDr. Laura you have been part of the equation in raising our daughter, Laura. She is now 11 and makes us proud every day in her maturity and thoughtfulness. Laura skates on a synchronized skating team made up of girls aged nine to eleven. At the end of the last practice I asked her why she had been talking to two particular girls off to the side. What she said made me realize she "gets it." More >>

Tags: Character, Courage, ConscienceCharacter-Courage-ConscienceFamily/Relationships - TeensMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingTeensValues
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09/22/2010
Icon...I just want to share a few of choices I have made as a father. I am married with two teenage daughters. I have a full time job but I do the majority of my work at home. I arrange my day so I can take my kids to school in the morning and I am there to pick them up in the afternoons. I was a PTA father, taught chess at their elementary school, helped them with their homework and made a home cooked meal almost every night. More >>

Tags: 9/11Family/Relationships - TeensMen's Point of ViewMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingTeensValues
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09/16/2010
IconWhen asked what makes them happy at school, kids most often answer: friends! Children have better attitudes about education and learning when they have friends at school... More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentCharacter, Courage, ConscienceCharacter-Courage-ConscienceEducationFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensFriendsFriendshipsMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodPersonal ResponsibilityRelativesSchoolTeachingTeensValues
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08/31/2010
IconOne day your children are cuddling up in your lap, and the next day they don't want to have anything to do with you.  That's the behavior that's puzzling a listener who wrote about his teenage daughter. More >>

Tags: Family/Relationships - TeensParentingTeens
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08/20/2010
IconBack to school is in the air. Parents are currently being bombarded with back-to-school sales in magazines, newspapers, television ads, and store flyers... More >>

Tags: ChildrenEducationFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensMarriageMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRelationshipsRelativesSchoolTeens
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08/15/2010
IconComplaints about back and shoulder pain are increasingly common. Parents have every right to be concerned about how heavy their child's backpack is. In fact, overweight backpacks have been getting so much attention that April was declared National Backpack Safety Month by the Congress of Chiropractic State Associations.  More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentchildrenEat Less-Move MoreFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensMen's Point of ViewMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRelationshipsRelativesTeensWeight
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08/14/2010
IconIf Robert Frost is right and good fences make good neighbors, are they good for families as well? The boundaries in the mother/daughter relationship are complicated because our daughters expect to be taken care of and also need to individuate. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentAttitudeFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensfeelingsMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingrelationshipRelationshipsRelativesTeens
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08/14/2010
IconWhen was the last time that you really thought about the true meaning of what you were saying? If you have ever taken a foreign language, you may have heard from your instructor that English is one of the most difficult languages to learn because of all of the rules and exceptions, in addition to the many situations when there are no rules. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentCharacter, Courage, ConscienceCharacter-Courage-ConscienceFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensMorals, Ethics, ValuesMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRelativesTeensValues
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08/14/2010
IconIn terms of emotional oversimplification, children rarely learn to look below the surface of the most salient emotions to understand how emotions such as anger, sarcasm, or arrogance may be triggered by other emotions. More simply, they are not taught to do this. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentCharacter, Courage, ConscienceCharacter-Courage-ConscienceDr. E�Family/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensMorals, Ethics, ValuesMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRelativesTeensValues
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08/14/2010
IconKnow your role.  With political correctness, the line between adult and child has blurred: everyone is "equal," and no one should be offended. But political correctness doesn't work in the parent-child relationship. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentDatingEngagementFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - ChildrenFamily/Relationships - FamilyFamily/Relationships - TeensMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRelationshipsRelativesRole ModelTeensValues
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