Tweens & Teens

Adjusting to a New Sibling: Helping Teens with the Transition

Being parent to a later-in-life child can be tricky when you've already got older kids. Here's how to assist older kids with adjusting to a new sibling.

Why Do Teenagers Swear?

Why do teenagers swear and what can parents do to stop it? Gain some insight and help your child clean up his or her language (sans soap).

Fudging the Facts: Why Some Tweens Tell Tall Tales

A local psychiatrist weighs in on what to do when your tween's imagination hits overdrive.

Is Your Tween Too Cool to Trick-or-Treat?

It's totally normal for tweens to feel too old to trick-or-treat, but they can still have some spooky fun. Here are five ideas.

Tips for Staying Connected to Your Teen Son

Find yourself wondering 'what are some things to do with my teenage son to keep us connected?' Here are nine tips from a therapist.

Wet Dreams and Boys: How to Deal With This Part of...

It's totally natural but can be an uncomfortable thing to address with your son. A local expert offers advice.

When is It OK to Leave the Kids Alone at Home?

Want to run an errand? It could be time to leave the kids alone at home. Here are a few ways to know if your child is prepared.

How to Help Your Daughter Buy Her First Bra

Take a look at a local professional's tips and recommendations on when and how to help your daughter size up and pick out her first bra.

Deadly Blue Whale Challenge May Be Linked to Teen Suicides

The latest dangerous online teen 'game' reportedly involves 50 days of challenges that may end in death. Here's what southeast Michigan parents need to know.

Tweens Overusing Makeup, Fragrance and Hair Product?

Pre-teen novices are notorious for overdoing it with the grooming products. Local pros discuss the three biggest offenders and how to help your tween manage.

Teenagers and Piercings: What You Should Know

When done correctly, body and facial piercings can enhance one's sense of self, but is it safe and what should parents know if their teen wants one? A local artist weighs in.

11 Teen Volunteer Opportunities in Southeast Michigan

Get your teen involved in the community through these organizations in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.
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