Let Your Teen Girl Do This, She’ll Be Glad You Did

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The best thing you can do for your teen girl is to let her figure out life on her own.

Do you find that advice hard to swallow? If you do, you’re not alone. It’s difficult for many parents to allow their teen daughters the freedom they need to develop into healthy adults who rely on their parents for very little.

(Excerpt from Christopher Brown’s article in Hiffpost Parents- read more)

Navigating life’s highs and lows with teenage girls

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FEBRUARY 9, 2016, 8:42 AM|From power struggles to angst over body image, the teen years are filled with new challenges. Psychologist Lisa Damour, author of new book, “Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood,” joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss how to have smarter conversations with your teenage daughter on topics ranging from choosing friends to dealing with sexuality.

From CBS broadcast- listen to segment

Teen girls’ transitions into adulthood “Untangled”

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The pressure to be a part of the “popular” crowd is not a new ordeal confronting teens, but the advanced technology may make them especially pronounced for teens today than during the “corded phone” days of their parents.

With their parents’ permission, some girls of the Summit Area YMCA swim team and Westover School in Middlebury, Connecticut opened up to “CBS This Morning” about the issues they’re facing.

Excerpt from Rebecca Lee’s article for CBS News- read more