Brain Growth

Mentors: Who, When, and Where?

By |August 13th, 2018|

Two weeks ago we explored the importance of mentors for developing youth. In fact, […]

Mentors: Why They Matter

By |July 30th, 2018|

 

In my spare time, I am the proud mentor of a charismatic, funny, […]

Teen Suicide: What do parents need to know?

By |June 11th, 2018|

This week, Parenthetical is posting an article focused on the tough topic of teen […]

Becoming Rich: What Teens Get from Giving

By |March 5th, 2018|

Prof. Michael Collins once wrote a post for Parenthetical on how to promote […]

9 Tips to Keep the Conversation Flowing with your Teen

By |February 26th, 2018|

For many parents, just getting their teen talking can be a challenge, let […]

The Diverging Paths of Parents and Teens

By |February 5th, 2018|

We usually think of the teen years as a period of major changes […]

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 […]

Parenting Procrastinators

By |December 4th, 2017|

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

The Teen Quest for Identity: Where Every Day is Halloween

By |October 23rd, 2017|

Identity formation can often be an exciting, and sometimes stressful, time for both […]

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 […]