Top Ten Adolescence Articles

Here are the top ten articles for the Adolescence Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. The Importance Of Telling Our Children No
One of the roles of a teenager is to test boundaries! Teenagers may view a 'No' as a challenge, testing behaviours of everyone. Parents may have to find ways to say 'No' in ways that leave teenagers still feeling heard. Maintaining a 'No' will eventually reap it's rewards for everyone.

2. How To Develop Coping Skills
Stress is a normal part of 'teenage life'. Helping your teenager cope with everyday stress adds to their life skills. Teenage years are full of exciting change. The calm influence of a parent calms the emotional waters of teenage years. Less stressed teenagers can lead to a peaceful family.

3. Taking Care of You -The Parent
Parents are on the go constantly, most of the time ensuring that family life runs smoothly.The ability to unwind is a key factor in maintaining a healthy mind set. Encouraging parents to take timeout actually benefits everyone within the family. Finding the child within can be fun and rewarding.

4. Study Habits For Teenagers
Exploring how to provide a good study ethic, along with establishing study routines can be liberating for parents and teenagers. Studying can be fun, it encourages organisation and can give a thirst for learning. Teenagers discover the benefits of seeing their hard work bring fruitful rewards.

5. A Computer Christmas Story
A humorous take on The Night Before Christmas from a computer lover's perspective.

6. Adolescent Communication
Adolescents have many ways of communicating these days. This article discusses keeping them safe and you sane in cyberspace.

7. The Impact of Adolescent Stealing on a Family
Some may feel that stealing and/or shoplifting is a rite of passage, but parents must decide what it means in their family and how to restore trust between themselves and the adolescent.

8. Wondering If Your Adolescent Is Gay?
So, you think your adolescent might be gay or questioning his or her sexuality? Read on for advice...

9. Parenting a Defiant Teen?
There is hope. Read this interview with Abby Lederman for help and to know how to make a difference.

10. Stop the Hate
Unfortunately, hate crimes are still one of society's ills. Read on to find out more...

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