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Talking to Teenagers

28 Ways To Ask Your Teens 'How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'How Was School Today?'

liZ Evans | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
liZ Evans

When you get engaged dialogue with a teen, it's never disappointing. It's guaranteed to be interesting; sometimes it can be very enlightening; and it's ALWAYS worth the work. ALWAYS.

How to Talk to Your Teenage Daughter (Or, Don't Do What I Did)

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 02.09.2014 | Parents
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

I confronted my daughter close to midnight one Friday night, after we were both exhausted from a hectic week. Afterwards, my husband said, "not now, bad timing." Yes, I realized moments after my words started spewing that it's hard to imagine a worse time to have mother-daughter talk.

How to Talk to Teens: The Four 'L's'

Jim Higley | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents
Jim Higley

There's a good chance that your kids are going to turn on you sometime in their teens. This is one of the most painful parts of parenting. Here is how I got through the teen years with my kids.

Talking To A Teenager About Suicide

David Petrie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Petrie

Depression can be a terminal illness. Some people never want to be stopped. But the living need to talk about suicide. It might be all we can do.