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 […]

Setting the stage for teens’ healthy media use

By |February 12th, 2018|

TV, computer games, music, blogs, radio, smart phones . . . to say the average American adult consumes a lot of media is an understatement.  America’s youth are no different.  With so many media sources literally at their fingertips, some children and teens may actually spend more time consuming media than sleeping. Today’s Parenthetical post talks about ways to make the time your teen spends using media worthwhile.

Parenting Procrastinators

By |December 4th, 2017|

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

Supporting Adolescents in a Rapidly Changing World

By |October 2nd, 2017|

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

Your Child is Dating. Congratulations?

By |June 12th, 2017|

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

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 […]

Technology Resources Support Teens’ Learning

By |March 19th, 2017|

We know that our teens will need skills like basic reading, arithmetic, and […]

Smart Decorating: Exploring Teen Room Decorating Options

By |January 9th, 2017|

Your teen will likely spend lots of time in their room. Last week […]

Is my kid ready for a Smartphone under the tree?

By |December 19th, 2016|

As our children kick into “wish list” overdrive this holiday season, it isn’t […]

Social Media During the Holidays

By |December 12th, 2016|

This holiday season, we are reminded how important it can be to connect […]