Do you remember the popular teen movies from the 1980s?
These flicks introduced the world to a wide range of teenage problems. Moviegoers and characters sought acceptance and adventure as they suffered through tales of teenage angst. Too often, the teen years are clouded with mystique and stereotypes stemming from stigmatized Hollywood movies.
Right now it might be hard to imagine missing your toddler’s sweet sixteen or picturing them sitting out a Saturday detention Breakfast Club style. Unfortunately, those days of teenagedom are fast approaching.
New parents are flooded with materials about what to expect while pregnant and during the first years. The world is full of a whole host of techniques and resources available to take advantage of early development. As a child ages, however, these support systems diminish and often parents find themselves trying to make sense of what is happening inside their adolescent...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project