My 13-year-old son takes hour-long showers. I’ve tried to explain to him he can’t do that because we’re low on money and the water bill keeps rising. How am I supposed to handle this?

It can be challenging to address a situation like this with a teenager, but there are a few steps you can take to address the [more…]

Is it okay for parents to secretly snoop through their teenagers’ stuff?

Parents may feel concerned about their teenagers’ safety and well-being and may be tempted to snoop through their belongings, including their electronic devices, journals, or [more…]

I am 15 years old. The only person that ever compliments me is my mother, and I never get any compliments from anyone else. Is this normal?

It’s understandable to feel concerned or self-conscious about not receiving compliments from others besides your mother. However, it’s important to keep in mind that everyone [more…]