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Youth (10-18)

Becoming A Youth: The Answer To Teenager Problems

  “I am not a teenager and here's why...” said a group of youth one day during a discussion on the article by Dr. Michael Platt, The Myth Of The Teenager. One after one each of the group of fifteen or so y... more

Interiew With Nicholeen Peck: Strict Parenting

BJ Stober, family therapist and hostess of Family Voice Talk Radio, interviewed Nicholeen Peck on April 19, 2012 about strict parenting.  This is a link to the audio/video version of the show.    Nicholeen d... more

Back Talking Cure

Question: “How do you stop children from back talking?” Answer: Children talking back, or sassing, to their parents seems to be a behavior many children experiment with. At different phases of developm... more

Teenagers And Cell Phone Use: Warning!

A few years ago I noticed a new sign posted at our local swimming pool. The sign read, “Absolutely no cell phone use in the locker rooms!”   At first, when I saw the sign I felt like some of my rights... more

Talking To Teenagers: Three Tips

  “Nicholeen, I can't seem to correct my 16 year old son without him getting upset. He rolls his eyes and looks away from me. He just seems to have a wall surrounding him that none of us can penetrate. I kn... more

Difficulty Waking Up

  Question:   “I just purchased your book online.  I am excited to read it.  I am a mother  of 3 boys, 16, 13, and 11.  Years ago we got each boy his own alarm clock &  talked about being responsi... more