Adolescence

Legal Characteristics for Legal Age Children

In recent decades, children have taken their parents to court for child support. Likewise, some parents have taken their children to court to request the opposite: stop supporting their legal age children. These situations are a reflection of something that’s…

Adolescents Abusing Energy Drinks

Energy drinks are currently popular and widely available, but unfortunately, this has led some teenagers to believe they’re completely safe to drink. This fact is worrying to both parents and nutritionists because it can lead to abusing energy drinks. Teens…

When to Go to a Child Psychologist

Parenting doesn’t come with an instructions manual. Although we try to do our best, we may sometimes feel overwhelmed and need to ask for help. Going to a child psychologist can generate doubts and fears, but it’s the right decision…

Teaching Your Children to Drive: Is It Legal?

Many parents think that teaching their children to drive is a great idea. They can do it at their own pace, help them practice on their own, and save some money since they won’t need many classes. This usually happens…

Should We Be Friends with Our Children?

Nowadays, the relationship between parents and children has changed; it’s no longer an authoritarian, strict relationship with set limits that cause the relationship to be narrow and informal. Today, it’s common to behave like friends with our children rather than…

Adolescence and Youth Subcultures

Since around the year 1950, a new social phenomenon has risen: youth subcultures. Dynamic in character, these subcultures develop within the context of today’s culture. Despite their differences, all youth subcultures have something in common. They exist to offer members a…

Restrictive Parents, Rebellious Children

Our childhood and our relationship with our parents marks our personality for life. Despite believing that they’re doing the right thing, overly restrictive parents can cause their children to become rebellious. Restrictive parents There are different parenting styles that vary…

How to Have a More Effective Classroom

An effective classroom is one of the most important things a teacher should accomplish, but it can be hard. This often happens to new teachers. Although, it can also be hard for veteran teachers because there’s always a student ready…

Precocious Puberty: What Parents Should Know

Puberty usually begins when we’re around ten years old, and continues until we’re about 14. However, some boys and girls go through what’s known as precocious puberty, which occurs earlier than usual. This milestone is characterized by a growth of…