Parenting Teens

Parents Anonymous Groups and the White Sneakers

Parents Anonymous welcomes every parent (or someone in a parenting role) to the groups no matter who they are or where they come from. A new member once told our group about another parenting support group she had attended a short time before. She felt as though she had a difficult time getting her needs […]

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Need to Know: College Trips

If you and your child plan on making a few trips to colleges to help decide which college would be the best choice then you need to think about a few things. What this means is that you don’t want to just jump in the car and grab your kid and take a road trip, […]

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Emotional Baggage of Children with Divorced Parents

Earthquakes and Tsunamis When two lives are split asunder, especially as in divorce, it could be compared to an earthquake. Unfortunately, if there are any little islands around – perhaps as in children? – they are swept up in the following tsunami. Unfortunately, other than those situations where kids are removed from an abusive parent […]

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Home Remedies for Drug Addiction

There is little that can be more heartbreaking for a parent than having a child addicted to drugs and or alcohol. The recurring cycle of hope and despair, from promises to do better and disappointment when the almost inevitable continuation of the addictive cycle resumes; it is gut wrenching. We all know of the recovery […]

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The Reality of Becoming A Better Parent

If you asked your child what things you could do to be a better parent, chances are they would answer you with things like this: Let me eat ice cream for breakfast.Let me stay up later at night.Let me watch as much television and play as many video games as I want.Never make me do […]

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Parent Involvement in Media Choices

It isn’t unusual these days to walk into someone’s home and find loads of media equipment in every room of the house. And it’s even less unusual to find them in children’s bedrooms. Children are spending several hours each day watching television, listening to music, or playing computer games with no parental supervision. Parental involvement […]

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