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So far Allie Barringer has created 31 blog entries.

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

By |February 19th, 2018|

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

Fighting the fair fight: How to constructively disagree with your teen

By |January 30th, 2018|

Occasional fights and disagreements with your teen are pretty much the norm for […]

Helping Teens Discover Values to Live By

By |January 15th, 2018|

“How would you describe your family in three words?” asked blogger Joanna Goddard. What […]

Be the Positive Voice for your Teen

By |January 8th, 2018|

A parenting and human development buzz word for the last 30 years, self-esteem is a […]

Parenting Procrastinators

By |December 4th, 2017|

At times, the last thing any of us want to think about are […]

Parenting Futures: Playing the Long-Game in Parenting Your Teen

By |November 27th, 2017|


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 […]