Adolescence

Shared Custody After a Divorce

In recent years, the option of shared custody has been included to try to prevent either parent from losing their relationship with their children. After a divorce, one of the biggest concerns, both for parents and for those who make…

Interim Measures for Family Proceedings

Problematic divorce proceedings can be lengthy and emotionally exhausting. With no final sentence or agreements made, both parties lack regulation. To avoid this scenario, there are interim measures for family proceedings. Interim measures are a legal concept that helps those…

Children’s Books About Bullying

Teachers and parents should discuss bullying with children from an early age. The dialogue will flow a lot easier if you rely on children’s books about bullying. Unfortunately, bullying is one of the topics that most appear in the media…

The Increase in Cyberbullying Among Adolescents

We’ve seen a troubling increase in cyberbullying among adolescents in recent years. In fact, according to the organization Save the Children, cyberbullying is the most common form of violence among teens. In the United States, 36.5% of middle and high schoolers suffered this…

Insomnia in Teenagers: What You Should Know

There’s no doubt that, between the ages of 13 and 16, many changes happen at a physical, hormonal, and mental level. Although it’s believed to be part of the typical “rebelliousness” of this stage, the fact is that insomnia in…

Aggressive Behaviors in Children

Many parents and teachers have a hard time controlling aggressive behaviors in children. One of the possible reasons why this happens is that, simply, the causes of these behaviors are ignored. On the other hand, it’s true that some adults,…

Cybernetic Crimes During Adolescence

Without a doubt, you’ve heard about terms like online bullying or cyberbullying. However, there are many other types of crimes that have to do with the misuse of the internet, cell phones, and other digital technologies. In this article, we’ll…

Sleep Problems During Adolescence

Sleep problems during adolescence can lead to fatigue, poor school performance, moodiness, and even depression. This is a stage when adolescents begin to sleep fewer hours. However, their physiology still requires at least 9 hours of daily rest to maintain…