Don’t you wish your teenager came with a guidebook? Get help understanding your teens’ mysterious, angst-riddled, hormone-laden soul. Read a collection of articles on the developmental needs of your high school student and get help navigating them through their educational journey. Articles are written by high school teachers, guidance counselors, and fellow parents.
Did you ever hear that expression, “Put your ear to the ground”? Can you hear the earth’s heartbeat? Yes, you may be a child (or still with a child’s heart). And you may be small, but the future of our world is in the children’s hands. So now, to the children: even though you may think that people are not listening to you, you have a voice and there are other kids who have taken steps to change their world, our world.
Your child will encounter many things while in high school, many decisions that will be forced to make and many situations that they need to be ready for. Helping a preteen prepare mentally and emotionally beforehand can make for a smoother transition.
With the new testing season almost upon us, parents should be aware of what is required so they can help their children prepare. Depending on the particular type of test –ACT Aspire, SAT, or any of the new computer-based tests—all require writing as an important part of the assessment.
Many kids are constantly staring at one screen or another, so finding ways to provide educational material is essential. Learn about some apps that can help kids excel in math, reading and more.
What do you and your teen need to know about the new SAT coming in Spring 2016?
One of the biggest challenges facing educators and parents today is how to prepare them for the college entrance exams. Discover ways to help your teen get ready for these significant tests.
Dating is serious business for teens and, as a parent, your job is to provide guidance that protects them as much as possible. Although you cannot possibly prevent every broken heart, you can teach them to get to know a potential boyfriend or girlfriend before things become too serious.
Whether the goal involves getting that important scholarship, improving in their basketball game or getting into the right college, goals are important. Goal setting is not a skill we are born with and requires some thinking to set the right goals. The goals should be specific to what you wish to ac
To your teen, adulthood and a career may seem like a lifetime away, but as a parent, you realize it is just around the corner. You cannot make this major life decision for your child, but you can provide guidance and assistance to make it easier.
One of the most important things in a teen’s world is making and maintaining good relationships. From friends to boyfriends or girlfriends, these relationships give many teens a sense of belonging and a peer group that helps them to cope with the daily stresses of school and of life.