We love this newsletter article from Presbyterian Psychological Services in Charlotte, N.C. The gist: Teens need the freedom to find themselves, and the structure in which to do it safely. It’s a parent’s job to provide both.
Brains “Under Construction” Did you know the brain continues to develop throughout adolescence? In fact, it is not fully developed until mid-twenties. The parts of the brain responsible for big-picture thinking, impulse control and planning — hallmarks of adult behavior — are among the last to mature, National Institute of Mental Health research shows. This helps […]