Advice for Parents of Teenagers

Teenage life is a turbulent time for any child. Teenagers battle all sorts of issues, from peer pressure to bullying in school. This emotional phase of development is characterized by heavy emotions and shaky relationships. It is important for parents to try and support their children in the best way possible in order to avoid bad behavior or wrong influences. Go through the links presented below to get real advice from other parents on how to deal with your tricky teen.

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5 Reasons Your Teen May Be Rebelling

Teenage rebellion is a lot harder and more complicated than it sounds. In many cases, parents just give up altogether because their teens become too much to handle. When they just won’t listen, won’t abide by...

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5 Ways To Prevent Your Kids From Turning Into Back-To-School Bullies (Part 2)

(Go back to the first part of this article HERE.) Summer is over and there is nothing more bedazzling than these three little words: Back-To-School. Is there any other phrase that produces more excitement, dread and mass...

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5 Ways To Prevent Your Kids From Turning Into Back-To-School Bullies (Part 1)

Summer is over and there is nothing more bedazzling than these three little words: Back-To-School. Is there any other phrase that produces more excitement, dread and mass hysteria in kids? Any situation or social event that...

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30 Interesting Questions To Encourage Conversation Between You And The Kids

This past week, I came across this article that encouraged me and my partner to sit down with our child and have a conversation with him. Not about anything that he did in school or didn’t do at home, just random and...

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Parenting With Technology: 4 Things We Should Keep In Mind

As parents in this new generation, we’re faced with a new challenge that our parents or grandparents never really had to deal with or worry about. Sure, during their time, they already had personal and family computers,...

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5 Things You Tell Your Kids Not To Do, But Secretly Do Yourself (Part 2)

(Read the first part of this article HERE.) 3. Binge-watching. There are tons of parents like me who consider television and tablets evil spawns of technology for the kids, so much that we limit screen time and only allow...

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5 Things You Tell Your Kids Not To Do, But Secretly Do Yourself (Part 1)

As parents, we should model proper behavior for our little ones to follow. Then again, it can be pretty difficult, especially with all the freedom that adulthood offers. One of the perks of being an adult is that we can...

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5 Quick Tips For Kids’ Anger Management

It’s incredibly common for kids to express anger in surprisingly, strong ways. In fact, it’s normal for them to want to throw their bricks at the wall and scream out in frustration whenever they’re frustrated. Like...

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8 Things To Do When Your Kid Brings Home A Girlfriend Or Boyfriend (Part 2)

(Read the first part of this article HERE.) 5. Don’t talk about your kid’s past relationships I probably don’t even have to mention this. And yet, some parents still make this mistake. Chances are, your...

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8 Things To Do When Your Kid Brings Home A Girlfriend Or Boyfriend (Part 1)

As young adults, we’ve somewhat dreaded the moment when we’re about to bring someone special to meet our folks. No, not really. We’d be excited actually, but very nervous about how it would turn out—not...

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How To Deal When The Bully Is Your Child (Part 2)

(Read the first part of this article HERE.) Once you’ve learned that your child is the bully in school, avoid feeling frustrated or disappointed with yourself. Even the best parents have found themselves with bullying...

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How To Deal When The Bully Is Your Child (Part 1)

Raising children is serious business. Even more difficult is when they start acting in ways that can be harmful to others. So when you find out—or get that dreaded call—about your child bullying someone in school, it...

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4 Tips On Improving Your Kids’ Attention Spans

Kids of different ages have varying attention spans. And the truth is, it differs from child to child and depends on how they perceive tasks. Before you lose your patience, try these 4 universal tips on improving your...

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5 Ways You Can Help Your Kids Avoid School Burnout (Part 1)

People normally think of the word “burnout” and relate it to adults, but this can also happen to our kids. The word burnout usually brings to mind a tired parent dragging himself to work day after day and trying to muster...

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25 Standardized Test Study Tips (from a Professional Kaplan Tutor) [PHOTOS]

Believe it or not, writing articles for BestmomsTV is not our day job. We work for one of the oldest standardized test prep companies. 

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