Adolescence is a time filled with many changes for a family. A typical teen deals with issues of identity formation by spending much of his or her time moving away from parents.
Informed decision-making can help minimize the negative effects of financial changes during a divorce.
Divorcing spouses can make better decisions for their individual futures if they have reasonable expectations of the divorce process.
What adults say and do can help distance children from the sense of threat, help them work through their emotions, and maintain or regain a sense of normalcy.
According to the Afterschool Alliance, more than 15 million school-age children come home to an empty house. Listen to the audio.
Sexting — text messages or images sent with cell phones and computers — is an alarming trend among teenagers.
About half of all American children will experience a parent's remarriage before they reach age 18.
It's important to understand why young children misbehave. Parents can respond more effectively when they know what the problem is.
The one thing that sets the quality and ability of youth apart, more than anything else, are their decision-making skills.
Members of the baby boomer generation are starting to retire, but that doesn't mean they are entering a carefree phase of life. Their kids may be all grown up, but boomers who still have a living parent are facing new responsibilities.
As baby boomers are getting older and living longer, relationships in later life are becoming important to understand.
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