Letting Go

Letting Go

The eternal dilemma: Rein kids in or give them space?Photo: Shutterstock.

Parents of College Freshmen: Don't Let Go Too Fast!

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Letting go may not always help your college student.

How to Lead the Millennial Generation

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Manage Millennials successfully. Here are the keys.

Dark Adolescent Romance

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
For adolescents, more romance = more depression and drinking

"Daughtering": 6 Keys to Stronger Mother-Teen Bonds

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Active “daughtering” can transform adolescent mother-daughter relationships.

Adolescence and Information Availability

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.
With the Internet adolescents have access to much more information today.

The Abuse of Overparenting

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
We're all guilty of over-protective acts that hurt our children.

Worst Mistakes Parents Make When Talking to Kids

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Words can change your kid's brain. Learn to use the right ones.

The Self-Destructive Teenager

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
When a teenager's anger turns inward

4 Things Teens Want and Need from Social Media

By Peg Streep
The super-important, life-defining Facebook Like

Blaming parents for their children's failings

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Parents not entirely responsible for their relationship with children.

What the Teenage Brain Can Teach Us About Ourselves

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
How does the state of adolescence impact parents?

Has Texting and Email Ruined Students’ Writing Skills?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
What effect does texting have on your kids?

Over-Parenting Can Make Kids Helpless

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
‘Good’ versus ‘good-enough’ parenting

With Eyes Wide Open

By Abby Sher
Giving birth and thinking about death.

It Gets Better

By Olga Trujillo J.D.
I enjoy as much of my life as I can.

Same Sex Marriage - Yay! Teen Sex and Wine - Nay!

By Stanton Peele
Americans now accept same-sex marriage, but not teen sex and wine-drinking

A Detachment Theory of Parenting Adolescents

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.
An adolescent is different from a child, so parenting becomes different too

Who Should Teach Your Kid to Drink?

By Stanton Peele
How will your child learn to drink at college?

Mastering the Art of Giving and Taking Space

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
How to stop digging when you're in a hole with your partner

Relationships of the (Unexpectedly) Dangerous Kind

By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D.
And what does your teenaged daughter even see in that guy?

Psychological Clutches: Lead-Foot Disengagement As a Crutch

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Beware of popular, sweeping “Don't Worries” touted as solutions to all problems.