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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. 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.
2. What is Self-injurious Behavior?
Learn what it is, why it happens, and what can be done to help.
3. Still Struggling With Too Much TV?
Another excellent help for taming the TV-monster!
4. Test Taking Skills - Multiple Choice Strategies
Midterms are nearly here. Read this for some quick tips on doing well.
5. 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.
6. Adolescent Peer Groups and Cliques
Adolescent peer groups and cliques are an important part of growth and development in adolescence. This article looks at their influence and importance and informs parents about how these groups help and hinder development during adolescence.
7. 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.
8. Help for Shy Adolescents
Is your adolescent painfully shy? Here’s some information that may help you understand and help your adolescent break out of his or her self-imposed shell.
9. Affective Needs of Adolescents
The affective needs of our teens are just as important as their cognitive needs. Unfortunately, schools don't often address the affective domain.
10. Adolescents and Culture
Adolescents are more aware of cultural issues than you think. They are bombarded with this information every day. Talking with them about it means increasing your own awareness and comfort with the subject.
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