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Understanding Your Teen's Problems Taking action quickly can make a big difference for parents seeking to help their children stay on the right track. Below are 5 signs that your teen might need professional help right away. 5 Signs You Need To Watch Out For 1 - Neglecting their academics - Teens who are struggling will often do serious damage to their future by neglecting their school performance. In extreme cases this may mean not eve...

The simple answer to this question is young adults in general are more concerned with others, especially people who are less fortunate, and try a little harder to save energy and protect the environment during an economic down turn.  High school students who graduated during the most recent Great Resession of 2008 to 2010 exhibit greater compassion toward the needy than students who graduated during the ec...

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In recent years, the phenomenon of adult children reaching ages normally associated with independence but still refusing to leave home has been growing exponentially. Parents across the country are trying to deal with this problem, and are often struggling to make substantial progress. However, it is also important to remember that the parents are often implicit in allowing this situation to form. Many people dealing with this problem h...

College is great for a lot of different reasons. This is where you will pursue the career of your dreams, meet a lot of different people, and learn about who you are. But the one thing a college will never offer is emotional intelligence--perhaps the most important thing of all. In business, you can hire as many college graduates as you want and it could mean absolutely nothing. The acquisition of those types of skills don’t come ...

Having children, and raising them, can be one of the most difficult but rewarding tasks we ever have to face. Raising kids can often feel so mundane, as it seems our children never learn even from their most basic of mistakes. It can be difficult to know how to act in certain circumstances, especially when it involves their older and younger siblings. After a time, most parents find that the same punishments slowly begin to fail, a...

The simple answer to this question is young adults in general are more concerned with others, especially people who are less fortunate, and try a little harder to save energy and protect the environment during an economic down turn.  High school students who graduated during the most recent Great Resession of 2008 to 2010 exhibit greater compassion toward the needy than students who graduated during the ec...

“I think it was ninth grade, or maybe tenth, and I was sitting in after-school detention. I’d been sentenced to hard time for being late to class, even though I had a valid excuse. See, I was only late because I hated school with a burning passion. I dreaded every class, every assignment, every test, every worksheet, every mound of busywork, every shallow and forced interaction with peers I couldn&rs...

An inside look at love and life. Two become one, become two. Relationships are fickle at best and require a willingness to work hard in order to maintain stability. Two individuals joining their lives together, trying to co-exist as one, while also trying to keep a bit of individuality is a difficult task for any couple out there. Sometimes it becomes too hard and the once happy couples are now faced with a choice between getting help, ...