Parents of Teens

The teenage years are full of ups and downs. Juggling new independence, parents’ hopes and rules, and peer pressure is not easy. Many questions will arise during this time. Below you will find answers to common questions and links to sites you can trust.

Hot Topics for Parents of Teens

Pediatrics, P.C. Vaccination Schedule
 
Calcium
 
How to Talk About Sex With Your Teen
 
Behind the Wheel: Helping Teens Become Safe Drivers
 
Reduce the Risk of Gun Injury
 
Alcohol: The Most Popular Choice
 
Dietary Measures : Obesity
 
Supplements and Young Athletes
 
AAP Recommendations on Limiting Sun Exposure in Children and Supporting Legislation to Prohibit Salon Tanning by Minors
 
Teens and Acne
 
Talking to Teens About Drugs and Alcohol
 
Sun Safety
 

 

Online Resources for Parents

The following websites are excellent sources of information for the health and well being of your children. They can be trusted to provide correct and honest information.

www.aap.org
www.cdc.gov
www.HealthyChildren.org
www.nih.gov
www.tlc.saintelizabethonline.com
www.lalecheleague.org
www.kidsgrowth.com
www.nsc.org