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16-Year-Old Teens

Resources for parents of 16-year-old teens including developmental issues and real parent questions and experiences.

Normal Middle Adolescent Development: Ages 14 to 18
Find out what constitutes normal adolescent development between the ages of 14 and 18.

Behavior and Daily Routines: Your 16-Year-Old Teen
While teens, like all children, develop at different rates, there are certain behaviors that are standard at certain ages. Here is what goals to strive for and what parents can expect from their 16-year-old teens.

16-Year-Old Social and Emotional Development Child Development for Teens
Sixteen-year-old teens are comfortable in their own skin and know the ropes as to the life around them. They've learned much about themselves in the past few years and are able to see when they are at their best and when they are at their worst. They also see the best and worst of their parents, which will gain you some criticisms and...

16-Year Old Dating 21-Year-Old
AJ has been an A student, she's a JR in a very large HS with over 900 kids in her grade alone. lots of boys. However none she's interested in and she's cutting off her friends as they don't like that she is dating an older guy.

Help! Teen Sleeps all Day...
My 16 yr old is a great teenager. But his sleeping habits are driving us crazy. He stays up all night and sleeps all day. I have tried to set a time for bed and wake up but I just cannot get the schedule down. There is not much to do in our town for 16 yr olds, we take walks together and go to the beach and walk our dog. But that's it.

Daughter Spent Night with Boyfriend
"My 16 year old daughter spent the night at her 18 year old boyfriend's house unsupervised last week. His parent's were out of town and we didn't know about it. She told us she was spending the night at a girlfriend's house and we believed her..."

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