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10 School Problems Parents of Teens Face And What to Do About Them


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Your teen is not involved in extracurricular activities and sports.
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Getting involved in extracurricular activities helps a teens in these ways:

  • Helps your teen define who they are through positive interests and experiences.

  • Introduces teens to like-minded peers, building self-confidence.

  • Teens learn to handle responsibilities, use teamwork and other positive traits.

  • Keeps teens busy and drives away boredom.

High school offers many different activities and there are also activities in the community that high school students can get involved in. To get more information talk to your teen about their interests, call around to other parents for suggestions and/or call the school’s guidance office.

More Getting your Teen Involved Resources: How to Promote a Positive Volunteer Experience Local Volunteer Opportunities for Teens 4 Reasons Your Teen Needs a Hobby Be Your Teen’s Biggest Fan Ten Tactics Parents Use to Stay Involved

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