teenagers

When I look into his eyes, I see my own. And in them, I see the disease we share reflected, bipolar disorder.

I Gave My Son Bipolar Disorder

I look in his eyes and I see my own. I see pain and confusion; I see the boy I loved so dearly and the man I love even more. I gave my son bipolar Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.5.17   |   SHARE
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There are some advantages to giving your child that automotive freedom and responsibility.

Should You Buy Your Teenager A Car?

Are there any good reasons to buy your teenager a car, other than making them happy? Read...
Larry Alton of The Good Men Project    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
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Teenage Girl Pimps Out Other Teenage Girls (You Won't Believe Where)

How is a teenage pimp made? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.6.17   |   SHARE
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An important factor for surviving the teen years is keeping a sense of humor.

The Trials And Tribulations Of Raising Teenagers

There's a popular saying that "Raising teens is like trying to nail jello to a wall" — and this is a perfect metaphor for parenting teenagers. Read...
Marcia Kester Doyle    |   06.19.17   |   SHARE
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The author can neither confirm nor deny the validity of this tee.

If I Go To Hell, I Know My Message Tees Are Waiting For Me There

Air pollution, noise pollution, water pollution. The list goes on. And of all the environmentally unsound ways to poison the atmosphere, I’m probably Read...
Megan McLachlan    |   06.15.17   |   SHARE
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Here’s what I have to confront: sexism isn’t something that only exists amongst sociopathic, violent, shady men – it’s much more insidious than that.

Teaching Teenage Boys About Feminism 

Here's the truth about nice boys and sexism. Read...
Elly Varrenti of Mamamia    |   01.23.17   |   SHARE
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What if your conversation saved them from blackout drunkenness, chunks of days and nights they can’t recall, behaviors that are dangerous, both to them and to others.

I Told My Teens To Smoke Pot

I told my kids if they are going to pick a substance, pick pot. Don’t buy booze. Don’t drink cough syrup. Do get high. Why? Because pot doesn’t kill Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.8.16   |   SHARE
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Why is communicating with our teenagers so hard to do?

Pushing Past Arguments With Your Teen, And Building Trust To Boot

The teen years are difficult for everyone involved, and rehashing the same fights time and again is exhausting. You may be losing hope that you will Read...
Tyler Jacobson of The Good Men Project    |   11.4.16   |   SHARE
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