Links for Parents

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A good resource for parents: www.parenttoolkit.com The Children’s Room is a center for bereaved children and teenagers and the adults who are part of their lives. It provides a caring and safe environment in which bereaved families can learn from each other to deal with their grief and find ways to heal. www.childrensroom.org Hear and […]

Things to Remember About Teenagers

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They are not finished yet They act more powerfully than they feel They assume they are not capable when the pieces don’t fit – high expectations They may not have learned the language to talk about or be aware of what they are feeling They honestly did forget because they are usually in “in the […]

Do Peers’ Parents Matter?

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The parents of teenagers’ friends can have as much effect on teens’ decisions about substance use as their own parents, a new study suggests. If the parents of a teenager’s friends are not aware of their own child’s alcohol or drug use, or condone it, then it is more likely the teen will drink or […]