Teens

Teens

setting screen time limits for kids

Sleep Interrupted: How Screen Time Affects Bedtime

Whether it’s a toddler refusing to go bed or a teen who wants to play one more game, many parents are struggling to figure out why their child is at odds with going to sleep. Nightly routines or sleep disorders could be the cause of battles at bedtime. However, many experts cite an increase of screen time and its impact on how kids go to bed. ...
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Hit the Reset Button on Your Child’s Electronics Usage

If you are a parent of a tween who has their own smart device, you are familiar with your kid’s tilted posture when they are looking at the blue lit screen. They likely are watching videos, movies, a popular series or playing games. While these activities are not alarming to some families, others might feel it’s too much, every day. Learn the dangers of electronics addiction and how to set limits. ...
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tips for parents of college students

How to Support Your Teen in the College Planning Process

While it's true teens are fairly independent, it’s important for parents to know that there are many things their teens will need from them as they approach their college process — though it may not be the kind of help you’d assume. ...
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LakewoodAlive to Host ‘Depression, Anxiety and Teens’ Community Forum

LakewoodAlive will host a free community forum Tuesday evening featuring a panel of experts who will delve into warning signs, best practices for assisting a young person who is suffering from depression and/or anxiety, and the multitude of local resources available. ...
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Local Teen Awarded 2018 Rising Up and Moving On Award

In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, the November issue of Northeast Ohio Parent features a story about sibling groups and the impact of parental opiate and substance abuse. read

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Kids and Gaming: How Much is Too Much?

Earlier this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) made headlines when they announced that “gaming” would be added to the International Classification of Diseases. read more

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How to Teach High School Students About Money

There’s no better time to impart critically important financial lessons on your children than when they are teenagers. read more

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High School Extracurriculars: What Matters in the College Application Process?

Jazz Band! Volleyball! Student Council! Grill Club! Today’s teens are shuffling from one after school activity to the next, hoping that their involvement in an array of clubs, organizations and sports teams will make them more attractive candidates in the college application process. What actually makes an applicant stand out? ...
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Sound Choices for Kids & Teens

Noise-induced hearing loss can be instantaneous and caused by just one single exposure to a very loud sound, like a firecracker or gunshot, or it can be caused by cumulative exposure to loud sounds. Just as we teach our children about other health and safety issues, we also should address hearing wellness. Learn several tips to help your kids protect their hearing. ...
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high school football concussions

Is Worry over Concussion Keeping Teens from Football?

The end of summer break signals the start of high school football season.

But according to a recent study, the Friday night lights may be fading as more athletes are

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