You want your children to have the best educational experience that is possible, but it's your job as the parent to make sure they are on the right track. You already know that studying abroad could be an enriching experience, but that does not mean it is right for your student or your family. Have no worries. No matter what your student says, other parents do have the same … [Read more...] about Answers to Parents’ Biggest Questions About Studying Abroad
While your teen will probably be going to driver's ed, you can (and should) teach him about some driving rules and etiquette. Even if you're not a certified driving instructor, chances are you're a better role model of safe and responsible driving than your teen's friends.We help you jumpstart the process with some simple tips. … [Read more...] about Tips for teaching your teen to drive
Teens really need to learn how to do deal with conflict -- an important life skill -- so let these arguments be their "training ground" for real life relationships. Don't interfere or meddle. Just be a referee, in the sense that you help them calm down and set ground rules. For example, if they're fighting over who gets the car this Saturday, you can help them work out a … [Read more...] about What should i do when my teenagers fight?
Your teen's room is her 'sacred space' where she can escape and express her personality. Here are some tips for decorating a teen's room—especially one where two of them have to share! Pick the right furniture Keeping the peace starts with getting them separate beds. If you need to get a bunk bed to save space, ask your kids who would be willing to take the top bunk. … [Read more...] about What to do when your teenagers share a room
Giving teens an allowance can help them learn how to manage money. But what do you do when your teen keeps running for you for cash anyway? "I'll just advance next week!" they say, or "I'll pay you from my next babysitting job." … [Read more...] about When teens keep borrowing money