Posts Tagged "teenager"

October Q&A: Smartphones

Kids and Smartphones   Question:

   Dr Kate, My son is entering 6th grade and insists on having a smart phone. What are your thoughts on this?

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For Many Teens Spring Flowers May Be Laced With Disappointments

www.usnews.comWhile most of us long for spring and yearn to basque in warm sunshine after enduring the long, harsh, record breaking winter, for a typical American teen, spring time is more of a rite of passage for realized and unrealized hopes and dreams.

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Q&A: My 15 Year Older Daughter is Going to Prom with an Older Boy

Young Women Pinning Boutonniere on Prom DatesQuestion: My daughter, age 15 and a sophomore is starving herself in fit into a ultra skinny prom dress prom. In addition she’s going with an senior boy who she barely knows. I’m very concerned about the whole thing. Any advice?

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Knowledge is Power When Defeating Cyber Bullying

girlcyberbullyCyber bullying is the use of technology to harass, hurt, embarrass, humiliate, and intimidate another person. Targets are the same students who are bullied in person; they are vulnerable, have difficulty reading social cues and they are often alone and socially isolated.

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Tips for Teens on How to Have Your Best, Fittest Year Yet

Happy woman on a kayakFirst and foremost, parents are the ultimate role models for being fit and eating healthy. So, limit your own TV and screen time, increase physical activity and eat the right foods.

 

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