Tag Archives: Development & Learning

All teens struggle with identity development

Staying Close While Giving Your Teen Space

Staying Close While Giving Your Teen Space

Adolescence only lasts a short time — help your child through the rough patches and enjoy watching her grow into an individual.

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A teen works with a tutor to overcome learning problems

Is College Possible?

It's not uncommon for a child to have different interests — and academic skills — than his achieving parents.

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Regression can stress you out

When Your Child Acts Like a Baby

Some children regress as a way of escaping to a less stressful time.

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Setting limits is best for your preschooler

Why Preschoolers Need Limits

Many of us want to indulge our children with gifts and leniency. But that's not what kids need.

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The search for identity can be a trying time for any teen

Forging an Identity

Don't despair; these struggles can actually deepen your bond.

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Keep expectations of your adopted teen realistic

Whose Dream Is It, Anyway?

Adoptive parents sometimes push their own wishes on their children. But during the teen years, an adolescent may rebel.

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Your child will have a unique personality

Embracing Your Child’s Personality

Six- to eight-year-olds begin to take on individual personalities — often different from those of their parents.

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A preteen struggles with his identity

When Kids Find Mom Embarrassing

No matter what you do, your preteen is mortified by your presence. What's going on?

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Parent and child discussing his adoption story

The Adoption Expert? Your Child

Be alert for clues about how much information your preschooler can absorb.

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