1. Parenting

Teens: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Harry Potter Quiz Mega Trivia on All 7 Books
Mega Trivia quiz for Harry Potter all 7 books.: harry potter glossary mega trivia harry potter and the sorcerer s stone trivia quiz quiz test
Teen Depression Quiz for Parents of Teens
Teen Depression Quiz Is your teen depressed? Parents of teenagers can take this simple quiz to find out. Includes advice and help for parents and teens who need resources for teen depression.
101 Fun Things to Help Teens Avoid Boredom This...
Winter activities resource article for teens and their parents, 101 Fun Activities for Teens to Do This Winter.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Book 1 of...
Trivia quiz for book 1, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Stress Test Is your teen stressed out
This teen stress test screening quiz will tell you if your teen needs to work on relaxation techniques.
Parenting Quiz Is Your Teen an At-Risk Youth
Is Your Teen At-Risk? Take this quiz to find out! Includes resources and advice for parents of struggling youth.
Teen Drug Use Screening Quiz for Parents and...
This teen drug use screening quiz will tell you if your next drug use talk with your teen should be about his/her drug use.
Marijuana Drug Slang Dictionary
Drug Slang Dictionary - Marijuana: drug slang dictionary slang terms for marijuana potency marijuana marijuana memory marijuana cigarettes
Thanksgiving Fun Quiz
How much do you know about Tom the Turkey? I mean, besides how good he can taste on Thanksgiving. Take our family fun quiz and learn more the animal that almost beat the eagle in becoming our National Bird.
50 Fun Holiday Activities Your Teen Will Love
Article for teens and parents: 50 Holiday Activities Your Teen Will Love
Christmas Gift Ideas for Teens
Christmas gift ideas for teens, over 50 ideas for your teenage son or daughter from big ticket items to small gifts and even handmade gift ideas, for Christmas celebrations from friends and family.
Harry Potter Quiz for Book 7 the Deathly Hallows
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Book 7 Trivia Quiz for parents, teens and fans of the Harry Potter books.
Birthday Party Games Your Teen Won't Hate
Teen party games make going to a teen party that much more fun. If your throwing a teen birthday party, here is a list of fun games to play with groups of teens. Some are active games, some are ice breakers and some of the birthday party games in this list go with a theme party. Birthday Party Games for teen birthday parties and other teen party fun. Ideas for birthday party games and other event or party games.
7 Tips to Stop Raising a Spoiled Brat
Take a proactive approach to raising a teen with a sense of gratitude rather than entitlement.
101 Summer Activities for Teens
Summer resource article for teens and their parents, 101 Fun Things for Teens to Do This Summer.
Middle and High School Science Fair Project...
Science fair projects and ideas for middle and high school students. Use these to research your science fair project.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Book 2...
Trivia quiz for book 2, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Parenting Quiz - Are you a pushover parent?
Are you a pushover parent? Take this quiz to find out!
Teen Dating Quiz
Teen Dating Quiz Are they friends or are they dating? Take this simple quiz to find out.
How to Get Your Teens to Do Chores
Teen chore charts are a great way to organize you and your teen, get chores completed and on to better things. Here is a listing of our free printable chore charts for you to use with your teenager.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Book 3...
Trivia quiz for book 3, Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban
Screening Quiz - Parents Are you raising a...
Parents, are you raising a healthy teen? Does your teen know how to eat good foods and healthy snacks, do they see a doctor regularly? Take this quiz to find out!
101 Fun Things for Teens to Do This Fall
Fall resource article for teens and their parents, 101 Fun Things for Teens to Do This Fall.
Parenting Quiz Is your teen lying to you
Is your teen lying to you? Take this parenting quiz to find out!
Parenting Teen Quiz How Well Do You Know Your...
Parenting Quiz How Well Do You Really Know Your Teen? when you know your teen you are better able to gauge their behavior and help them lead a successful life.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix...
Trivia quiz for book 5, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
What Does '420' Really Mean?
What Does '420' Mean? 420 drug term meaning and origin for smoking pot. Why is the 420 term so important to the pot smoking culture?
Theme Party Ideas for Teens
Teens love having fun at birthday parties and most teen girls really enjoy the planning of their birthday events as much as having the party itself. Here is a list of teen birthday party themes and ideas for you to use for your teenager's big day. Includes a birthday party planner with budget information, do it yourself ideas as well as where to find supplies.
Is My Teen Using Marijuana? How Parents Can Know
It is hard for parents to figure out if their teen is using marijuana teens will deny using the drug. Here are some ways to ferret out if your teen is using marijuana or not.
Quiz Is Your Teen a Spoiled Brat?
Spoiled Brats Parenting Quiz - Is Your Teen a Spoiled Brat? Take this quiz to find out!
Parents: Decipher Your Teen's Slang with This...
A teen slang dictionary - slang dictionary for parents of teens who need help with slang communication suggestions.
50 Chores Your Teen Can Handle (and Why You...
Over 50 chore ideas for parents of older kids and teens. Here is a list of task ideas and chores for your teen. You can use it to fill out a printable chore chart or to make a list. This list is made to give your teen a clear idea of what you expect from them. It is a good idea to break these jobs down even further and explain what you want done.
Emotional Development in 13-Year-Olds: What to...
Thirteen-year-old teens are dealing with the changes in their body, puberty, emotionally as well as physically. Learn more about their emotional development in this article.
Cocaine Drug Slang Dictionary
Drug Slang Dictionary - Cocaine: drug slang dictionary slang terms for cocaine cocaine hydrochloride effects of cocaine use cocaine cocaine
Parenting Teens Quiz Does Your Teen Have...
Parenting Teens Quiz- Does Your Teen Have Tourette's Syndrome? Take this quiz to find out!
Parenting Quiz Do you have a case of parental...
Do you have a case of parental burnout? Take this quiz to find out!
What Developmental Milestones Has Your Teen...
Adolescence is a time of growth, development and change. Your teen will develop emotionally and socially as well as physically. This development may seem seamless to you, but there are distinct things happening in your teenager's social and emotional development that are helping them become who they are going to be - helping them to form their identity.
Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire Book 4...
Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire Trivia Quiz Game for book 4, enjoy our questions and see if you can answer them correctly.
Emotional Development in 15-Year-Olds: What You...
Fifteen-year-old teens are pushing to do more on their own. Learn more about their social and emotional development in this article.
The 8 Most Effective Ways to Discipline Teens
Find out which discipline strategies are most effective for teens.
Heroin Drug Slang Dictionary
Drug Slang Dictionary - Heroin: drug slang dictionary black tar heroin slang terms for heroin heroin habit long term effects of heroin
Driving Age by State
Each state in the United States has their own driving laws, including the minimum driving age. Below you will find a list of driving ages by state. When your teen reaches the age to get their permit, take them to the local police office to obtain a booklet for taking their state test.
What Type of Behavior and Routine Should You...
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 17-year-old teens.
15 Life Skills Teens Should Learn Before Living...
Life Skills will help your teen be independent and able to live on their own, which is the goal of a successful young adult and their parents. But it isn't easy. Older teens often feel they can take the big step towards independent living without possessing all of the life skills they will need to succeed in the world at large.
What is a henna tattoo? Is it safe for my teen?
FAQ on the henna tattoo process. What is a henna tattoo? Is it safe for my teen?
Is Your Teen Ready for College Quiz
College readiness, is your teen ready for college? Take this quiz to find out.
8 Communication Strategies that Encourage Teens...
These 8 techniques can improve your communication and encourage your teen to talk to you.
Crack Drug Slang Dictionary
Drug Slang Dictionary - Crack: drug slang dictionary slang terms for cocaine effects of cocaine use long term effects of cocaine use short term effects of cocaine
Behavior and Daily Routines: Your 16-Year-Old...
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.
What to Expect as Your Teen Matures
Find out what constitutes normal emotional, cognitive, physical, and social development throughout the teen years.
6 Things Teens Should Know About Irregular...
Article for parents of teens on Abouts Parenting of Adolescents website - Irregular Periods Things Your Teen Needs to Know About Irregular Periods.
Parenting Quiz Is Your Teen Independent
Is Your Teen Independent? Take this quiz to find out!
Harry Potter The Half Blood Prince Book 6...
Are you a passionate Harry Potter fan? Trivia quiz for book 6, Harry Potter and Half Blood Prince trivia quiz. How much do you know about this Harry Potter book?
Best Website for Teens: Gaming and Virtual Worlds
Here are the finalists for Best Website for Teens in the Gaming and Virtual Worlds for our readers choice awards. Page 5.
How Socially and Emotionally Developed are...
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. Learn more about their social and emotional development in this article.
Behavior and Daily Routines: Your 13-Year-Old...
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 13-year-old teens.
Behavior and Daily Routines: Your 14-Year-Old...
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 14-year-old teens.
Social and Emotional Development: Your...
For fourteen-year-old teens, puberty has become old news and getting more and more privileges and freedom from parents and little-kid-rules is whats important.
Sex Education in School: What Parents Should Know
What is Your Teen Taught about Sex at School?
Let Your Teen Try These Easy and Delicious...
Have your teen cook the family dinner tonight with these ideas for dinner recipes.
Bullying Is Your Child a Bully? Parenting Quiz
Screening quiz for parents, part of our bullying reesources, 'Is your child a bully?'
Teens and Marijuana Parenting Quiz Is your teen...
When it comes to teen drug use, an ounce of prevention is worth so much more than a pound of cure. Is your teen smoking pot? You can get a good idea here and use our resources for help.
Emotional and Social Development: Your...
Seventeen-year-old teens act more in-control of their moods and emotions. They form stronger relationships than in the past and are able to build strong bonds with friends. Learn more about a 17-year-olds emotional and social development in this article.
9 Ways to Foster Gratitude in Teenagers
Grateful teens experience a multitude of benefits that extend into adulthood. Proactively foster your teen's grateful outlook.
Which Core Classes Must High School Students...
A glimpse of core subjects your teen will take in high school. All schools vary, but this list shows the gist of what your teen will be taking so parents have an idea of what they are taking about when they talk to their teen about their classes.
How to Plan a Successful High School Graduation...
Fun Graduation Party Ideas to use at your teen's high school graduation party. This fun graduation party planner is full of graduation party ideas that will help you organize and pull off a fantastic graduation party for your teen.
How to Choose the Right Program for Troubled...
Here is a listing of programs for troubled teens. Even when you know your child needs it, the decision to seek professional help for your troubled teen is still a difficult one. Learn more about these programs here.
7 Common Behavior Problems in Teens and How to...
Common behavior problems parents of teens have to deal with on a regular basis. Learn how to discipline your teen to minimize behaviors like lying, cheating, skipping school, swearing, talking back and more.
Teen Birthday Cakes and Event Cake Ideas
Gallery of pictures of teen birthday cakes and event cake ideas. Perfect for parents or teens to get cake ideas for their next birthday party or event. If you are looking for cool cake ideas, we have them here.
10 Startling Facts About Issues Today’s...
Here are some startling statistics about the tough issues today's teens face.
Find Out Teen Abortion Laws in Your State
A listing of abortion laws for minors Teens by state.
7 Ways Teens Can Volunteer
A listing of where youth can find opportunities to volunteer their time and efforts.
Halloween Fun Quiz
Halloween Fun Quiz: How much do you know about Halloween and things that go bump in the night? Take this Halloween Fun Quiz and find out!
25 Summer Fun Water Activities for Your Kids...
Water games to play with groups of kids and teens. Balloon games, water relays, pool games and more water fun for summer parties and events.
Behavior and Daily Routines: Your 15-Year-Old...
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 15-year-old teens.
Online Safety Teens Quiz - Is your teen safe...
Online Safety Teens Quiz - Is your teen safe online? Take this quiz to find out! Part of our resources, articles and quizzes for parents of teens.
50 High School Graduation Gift Ideas and Tips
Graduation gift ideas for teens who are graduating from high school, organized by price.
20 (Free) Printable Birthday Party Invitations
Free printable birthday party invitations that you can print out and use for birthday parties, Come to Our Pad. Use these cards to save some money. Quarter fold and will work with most printers.
Body Piercing and Tattooing Age Limits in Your...
What age can a teen get a piercing, body piercing or tattoo? Here is a listing of age limits for body art by state.
Try This Free, Printable Contract for Teen Chores
A chore contract for parents of teens who want to set clear communication with their teen about getting their chores completed.
What to Say to a Suicidal Teen
Do you ever wonder what you’d say to your teen during a crisis in which they threatened to take their own life? Suicide is an extreme but not uncommon response to teen problems. The threat of teen suicide is a time when knowledge can change how things turn out. Here’s information to help you know what to say in dealing with this delicate and dangerous situation.
Plan Your Teen's Birthday Party with This Guide
Ideas for teen birthday parties, a planner for parents and teens.
Cross the River: Try This Fun Game at Your Next...
Fun party games for birthday parties, teen parties and other fun events.
Is Your Teen Using Drugs? Look for These...
Teen drug use warning signs for parents who think their teens may be using drugs. Articles for help with teen drug use along with a listing of warning signs of drug abuse separated by categories.
Parenting Quiz Are you raising a mean girl
Are you raising a mean girl? Take this quiz to find out!
The Importance of Daily Routines and Behavior...
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 teenagers.
50 Positive Things to Do With or For Your Teen
A list of positive and fun things parents can do with their teenagers.
5 Types of Middle and High School Science...
Explanation of the five types of science fair projects as a resource for parents of teens who need science fair project ideas and information.
2 Birthday Poems and Sayings for Crafts or Cards
Birthday poems and sayings you can use on birthday cards, invitations, or other birthday crafts.
Parents: What to Do If Your Child Runs Away
Teen runaways, tips for parents.
5 Things You Need to Know About Teens and Dating
When teens start dating adults make assumptions that aren't always true. Here are five truths that parents of teenagers need to know about dating.
Have a Troubled Teen at Home? 6 Helpful...
Parents of troubled teens need expert advice and support. Teens become troubled for a number of reasons and when this happens parents are forced to learn new strategies for daily survival, while at the same time figuring out how to navigate solutions for helping their teen heal. This information will help parents of troubled teens stay on the right track.
Causes of Youth Violence
The more parents understand about the causes of youth violence the better prepared they will be to deal with the issue of having an aggressive teen.
Is Your Teen Ready for High School Quiz
Parenting Quiz: Is Your Teen Ready for High School? Take this simple quiz to find out.
Try These Tasty and Easy Snack Recipes for Kids
Collection of snack recipes for Kids and Teens, includes healthy snacks, easy to make snacks and fun snacks for your party table.
What are the signs of teen depression? How do I...
Teen depression, what are the signs? How do I know if my teen is depressed? A resource for parents you think their teen may be depressed, a listing of the signs of teen depression.
7 Ways to Respond to Eye Rolling, Back Talk,...
All teens behave disrespectfully at one time or another. The way you respond determines whether or not disrespectful behaviors are likely to continue.
What Is Tough Love Parenting?
Tough love is an approach designed to help parents struggling to raise a troubled teen.The overall idea behind the tough love approach is parents loving their troubled teen enough to consistently set firm limits and follow through on appropriate consequences when they are not followed. Another important tenet of tough love is that teens need to be responsible for their behavior, making choices about what they do and being held accountable for any bad choices they make.
50 Great College Care Package Ideas
Over 5o ideas for parents to send care packages to their colllege student.
10 Reasons to Give Your Teen Why Lying is Wrong
Sometimes all you need to talk to your teen about a tough topic is the words. Here you will find ten talking points you can use with your teen to have a conversation about lying.
How Are Positive and Negative Peer Pressure...
The differences between negative and positive peer pressure in adolescents, teens.
Parenting Quiz Does your teen have senioritis?
Does your teen have senioritis? Take this quiz to find out!
Should You Friend Your Child on Facebook?
Research shows joining your teens social networks can greatly benefit your relationships, but it's important to establish the ground rules first.
Printable Goals Setting Worksheet for Teens
This printable worksheet will help your teen set and obtain goals by organizing their thoughts and having a place to write it down. Here are the directions to use it.
Harry Potter The Staff of Hogworts trivia game
Trivia quiz for The Staff of Hogworts, trivia game Harry Potter.
Check Out Tons of FreeNail Art Tutorials
Nail art is a fun teen activity that they can do with friends or with mom if she is adventurous. Here are some articles and videos on how to do specific designs of nail art.
Think You Have a Troubled Teen? Look for These...
Article for parents of teens includes: What is a troubled teen? and Warning Signs of Troubled Teens
Help Your Teen to Put Down the Cellphone
Learn which cell phone rules are most important for teens when it comes to their cell phone use.
Teens and Discipline: Natural or Logical...
How consequences are used in discipline with teens. How to distinguish between logical and natural consequences. Learn about consequences and teens here.
Find Out the Statistics On Teen Marijuana Use
Parents who know what is going on in their teen's world, have a better grasp at helping their teen deal with it. Here are the statistics for teen marijuana drug use to help parents be aware.
Teaching Time Management Skills to Teens
Time management is an important skill for teens to learn in order to be successful. Parents, learn how you can teach your teen to use good time management skills.
Try This Fun and Easy Party Game for Kids or...
Fun party games for birthday parties, teen parties and other fun events this game is called Pass the Hat Game.
10 Ways to Send a Clear Message to Your Teenager
A sure-fire way of inviting problems into your relationship with your teenager is by sending mixed or unclear messages. Clear communication is an absolute must if you want to have a bonding relationship with your teenager. It helps build a foundation of trust, fosters a healthy self-esteem, encourages positive behavior and helps tone down frustration and stress in the family.
Teen Pregnancy Risk Factors
Risk factors for teen pregnancy for parents of teens to use as a resource. A variety of individual, social and family risk factors can increase the likelihood of a teen becoming pregnant.
Five Benefits of Getting Good Grades
Five Benefits of Getting Good Grades for parents of teens to have ideas to talk to their teens about good grades.
OMG - 100 Common Text and Social Media Acronyms...
Discover the meaning behind all those acronyms teens are using when they're sending text messages and communicating through social media.
Have a Sleepover Party for Teen Girls That Rocks
Putting together a sleepover party can be almost as fun as having one. Here you will find articles and resources for teens and older kids on how to have a sleepover party for teen girls that they will love.
Painted Glitter Glass Ball Ornament Craft
Step by step instructions to make a clear glass ball Christmas ornament with painted gitter swirled inside.
Parenting Quiz Is your teen overscheduled
Is your teen overscheduled? Take this quiz to find out!
Teens Social Life Quiz Parents Are You...
Parents, Are You Sabotaging Your Teens Social Life? Take this quiz to find out!
Try This Fun Game at Your Teen's Next Party
Fun party games for birthday parties, teen parties and other fun events this game is called Find the Leader.
11 Fun Slumber Party Games for Teens
Slumber Party Games for teen parties and other teen sleepover party fun. Ideas specifically for slumber party games for teen party games.
Should High Schools Really Start Later so Teens...
Although the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending teens go to school later, most school districts aren't aren't planning to delay to school.
What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?
Learn more about CBT techniques that are being used to treat a wide range of problems in troubled teens, including eating disorders and substance abuse.
5 Important Things Teens Should Know About...
Your teen needs to know about filing taxes, especially if they have an earned income or savings account. Find out what you should hare about taxes with your teen.
5 Steps to Good Decision Making Skills for Teens
Article on parenting skills for parents of teens - 5 Steps to Good Decision-Making Skills for Teens
How Much Sleep Do Teens Really Need?
According to the American Sleep Disorders Association, the average teenager needs around 9.5 hours of sleep per night, possibly because hormones that are critical to growth and sexual maturation are released mostly during slumber. Read more here.
10 Reasons Why Cheating is Wrong
10 Reasons Why Cheating is Wrong Teens do not always understand why cheating is wrong. Here are ten reasons why cheating is wrong which you can use while talking with your teen.
How to Talk to Your Teen About Sex
Talking to teens about sex may be one the hardest things a parent has to do. But, by doing you, you make other things so much easier. Learn how with these parenting teens tips.
Life Skills: Good Health and Hygiene Skills
In order for your teen to be happy while they live independently, they will need to be successful at keeping their bodies healthy and clean. These life skills are taught throughout your teen's childhood and adolescence by encouraging good hygiene routines and healthy habits.
Try This Fun Game at Your Teen's Next Birthday...
Fun party games for birthday parties, teen parties and other fun events this game is called Aint No Flies on Me.
What You Should Know About Teen Psychiatric...
How psychiatric hospitalization can help a teen in crisis. Psychiatric hospitalization is intended to evaluate and intervene quickly to stabilize a teen who is experiencing a mental health crisis.
10 Quick and Easy Craft Ideas Teens Will Love
Here is a list of quick and easy crafts, ideas and projects that teens can make in less than an hour. Simple step-by-step instructions for fun, trendy and creative crafts your teen can enjoy making alone to bust their boredom, with friends or if you need a craft for a group of youths.
101 Fun Spring Activities for Teens
Spring resource article for teens and their parents, 101 Fun Things for Teens to Do This Spring.
Worry Your Teen is Immature? Here's What Normal...
Find out what's considered normal emotional, physical, social, and cognitive development for 14 to 18 year olds.
Body Image Quiz
Does your teen daughter have a healthy body image?
Group Homes for Troubled Teens
This type of program provides a structured, therapeutic environment in which teens receive assistance in making emotional and behavioral changes.
Parents: Try This Sample Teen Cell Phone Use...
A parenting contract for parents of teens who need to set clear communication with their teen about cell phone use.
The 6 Essential Roles Parents Play in the Lives...
As children grow into teens, the job of a parent takes on new meaning. It's important for parents to play these important roles in the lives of teens.
Boot Camps for Troubled Teens: The Pros and Cons
What you need to know about boot camps for troubled teens. The pros and cons of boot camps for teens. Boot camps are not well suited for dealing with the underlying emotional and behavioral problems most troubled teens struggle with.
How Parents Know Professional Help for Teens Is...
How do you know if your teen needs professional help? It can be challenging for a parent to know when a teen is being a teen and when they are having serious problems that require professional help.
Talking to Teens About Friendship
Tips on talking to teens about friendship.
College Dorm Room Needs Checklist
A checklist that parents can print out of a first-time college student's dorm room needs.
Does Your Teen Want More Privileges? Sign a...
Find out how to use a behavior contract with your teen to prevent behaviors and make your expectations clear.
Senioritis: Signs and Symptoms of High School...
Article for parents of teens on the signs and symptoms of senioritis. Parents will begin to notice the signs and symptoms of senioritis about mid-year of their teen’s senior year, read more.
10 Creative Ideas for Giving a Money Gift to a...
Ten creative ideas for giving a money gift to your teen. If money is what you are giving to a teen try one of these ideas to give it.
Is Your Teen Depressed? 5 Things You Can Do
Depression - what parents can do about teen depression.
Top 4 Inspirational Books For Teenagers
Top 5 Inspirational Books For Teenagers
Parenting Quiz: Is your teen a slacker?
Parenting Quiz: Is your teen a slacker? Take this quiz to find out!
Halloween Party Games Index
Halloween Party Games for teen party ideas, fun with indoor and outdoor Halloween party games for teenagers. Games for Halloween parties that keep a spooky party jumping.
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.