Parenting Resources

Guiding Your Teen Toward Healthy Friendships

The definition and perceptions of friendship are changing because of the pervasive use of social media, so your adolescent may need some guidance regarding healthy friendships.

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Helping Your Child Make Friends

The social skills necessary to develop friendships must be learned and reinforced in childhood to assure lifelong skills.

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Adolescents Need Parental Guidance to Understand Forgiveness

Your adolescent will especially benefit from your insight and encouragement as he learns to empathize with and forgive others

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Teaching Children to Forgive

A person’s ability to forgive others directly impacts their physical and emotional well being

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Adolescents Benefit from Quality Time with Dad

Adolescents who live with their fathers are less likely to experience high risk sexual activity, depression, violence, and are less likely to use drugs.

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The Importance of Fathers

When fathers are involved with their children, the children are more likely to excel academically and they have better physical and emotional health.

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Helping Teens and Adolescents Build Quality Friendships

Though screen time can negatively impact an adolescent's ability to make friendships and interpret others' emotions, there are simple measure parents can take to help their teens better understand the meaning of friendship and establish quality relationships

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Teaching Respect to Teens and Adolescents

Ideas on teaching adolescents respect through modeling, encouragement and rewarding respectful behaviors

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Teaching Children Respect for Themselves and Others

Research shows, when parents teach their children what it means to be respectful and to have respect for oneself and others, both parent and child reap the benefits.

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Encouraging High School Age Children to Take Initiative

Parents can continue to encourage their teens to take initiative by acknowledging and showing gratitude for their efforts.

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