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    Popular! Teen Anger
    Teen anger takes many forms. It may be expressed as indignation and resentment, or rage and fury. It is the expression of teenage anger -- the behavior -- that we see. Some teens may repress their anger and withdraw; others may be more defiant and destroy property. They will continue their behavior, or it may escalate, until they decide to look within themselves to the roots of their anger. But teenage anger is a feeling, an emotion, not a behavior. And anger is usually caused by something going on in a teen's life. - 1-Apr-2004 - Hits: 1892 - Rate This | Details
    Popular! The Sex Lives of Teenagers
    In this article by Dr. Ponton, the assumed secret world of sexual teenagers is revealed. In a four part article, she discusses how Rory (a male teenager) and his family were having issues with Rory's girlfriend staying over while the parents were out of town. Included on the last page is some helpful advice to both parents and children regarding sexuality of teenagers. - 20-Mar-2006 - Hits: 2645 - Rate This | Details
    Written by a licensed psychologist, BabyShrink focuses on the critical first years of life with baby. Based on research and the practical experience of a psychologist and mother of four young children, this parenting support website answers questions online and posts items of interest to parents. - 11-Jun-2010 - Hits: 357 - Rate This | Details
    Helping a Child Express Anger
    Too often the daily news confirms that children and teens can be violent, even deadly. As parents, families, teachers and members of the community, what can we do to help children cope with angry feelings--from frustration to rage?

    Some young people turn to violence, because they do not see other ways to endure what they are feeling at that moment. They may not anticipate the repercussions of their violence. These tips may help when you recognize a child who is withdrawing or exploding over everyday frustrations. - 16-Jan-2005 - Hits: 611 - Rate This | Details
    Productive Parenting provides parents a simple, daily activity suggestion based on the age of their child. Activities range from simple sensory experiences and progress to more challenging ones for pre-kindergartners. It is a wonderful alternative to "Baby Einstein" and other TV options- and it's free! - 6-Nov-2009 - Hits: 310 - Rate This | Details