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So far Allie Barringer has created 28 blog entries.

What’s so unique about the teenage brain?

By |October 9th, 2017|

The adolescent brain is often described as “in-progress” or “not fully operational.” In […]

Teen Suicide: What do parents need to know?

By |September 25th, 2017|

In recognition of September being National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Parenthetical is posting a […]

Protecting Your Teen from the National Alcohol Crisis

By |September 18th, 2017|

Alcohol abuse and excessive consumption has been declared a national health problem by […]

Handing over the Keys: Helping teens become safe drivers

By |June 26th, 2017|

Learning to drive is an important rite of passage for most teens. It […]

Supporting Speaking Up: Helping Your Teen Self-Advocate

By |June 19th, 2017|

Previously, we’ve encouraged parents to promote youth self-advocacy when it comes to seeking […]

Your Child is Dating. Congratulations?

By |June 12th, 2017|

Teenage dating is a rite of passage for parents and teens. Gone are […]

Talking about terrorism and mass violence with teens: What can parents do?

By |May 30th, 2017|

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the […]

Parent Policing: Helping your Teen Stay Safe Online

By |May 15th, 2017|

Whether it’s a computer, smartphone, tablet or even an iPod, teens today have […]

Adolescent drinking and driving: How to help your teen avoid the risks

By |April 24th, 2017|

Getting behind the wheel of a car, or even in the passenger seat, […]

Finding My Religion

By |April 10th, 2017|

Auggie comes home one day from high school, walks through the door and […]