Physical Changes

Mentors: Why They Matter

By |July 30th, 2018|


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

Deodorizing: Strategies for Dealing with Youth Body Odor

By |April 23rd, 2018|

Body odor can be intense during the teen years. But what do you […]

Tackling the Tough Topic of Pornography with Your Teen

By |April 16th, 2018|

When I was growing up it was common for boys like myself to […]

The Diverging Paths of Parents and Teens

By |February 5th, 2018|

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

A Parent’s Role in Body Image

By |October 30th, 2017|

Last Halloween, a woman in North Dakota planned to hand out candy to […]

Supporting Adolescents in a Rapidly Changing World

By |October 2nd, 2017|

The world has changed a lot since most of us were teens and […]

Talking with Your Teen about Abusive Dating Relationships

By |July 24th, 2017|

 Teen Dating Violence: what is it and how can you address it with your […]

Recognizing Learning Disabilities in Teens

By |January 17th, 2017|

Admitting a learning challenge can be difficult for anyone, but for teens, who […]

The Metamorphosis of the Teenage Night Owl

By |April 4th, 2016|

Last week on Parenthetical we talked about healthy eating habits. This week we […]

Teens, Beans and Tofu

By |March 28th, 2016|

The news is constantly filled with tips for healthy eating as many Americans […]