Risky Behaviors

Talking With Your Teen About Marijuana: Tips for Parents of Teens

By |February 19th, 2020|

Marijuana (and/or other marijuana products (e.g., edibles, hash-oil, “dabs”)) is the most commonly […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Supporting Adolescents in a Rapidly Changing World

By |October 2nd, 2017|

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

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 […]

Wise Parenting, Part 2: What’s the Problem?

By |August 14th, 2017|

Today’s post is the second in a multi-part series on Wise Parenting. Each post […]

Myths about Bullying

By |July 31st, 2017|


Bullying is certainly not new. Every generation has its trademark story or movie […]

When you don’t approve of your child’s friends

By |July 3rd, 2017|

Peers are an important part of the teenage years. As parents, our teens’ […]

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 […]