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A Parent's Guide to Surviving Adolescence

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Carl E. Pickhardt Ph.D., Dr. Jann Gumbiner, Susan M. Heim

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Getting through adolescence is as hard for parents as it is for teens--maybe harder. First you have to deal with losing the wonderful loving child you once had. Then you have to do battle with this new stranger. Finally, you have to embrace a new independent young adult who may have little time for you. Loss, conflict and acceptance are all part of the process. Learn how to cope.

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Surprise! Teens Need to Daydream

Dr. Lamourelle with Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Nancy Flanagan, Shannon McClintock Miller

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What teacher or parent hasn't said it, "quit day dreaming." Turns out that teens need to daydream and allowing time for teens to reflect is actually beneficial. Learn how to do it right.

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Behind the Wheel: Is Your Teen Really Ready To Drive?

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Robert Foss, Ph.D., Susan M. Heim, Jerry Blumengarten

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Today many teens and parents believe that driving is a right automatically acquired as soon as the law allows. However, our guests suggest that the teen brain is fundamentally unprepared for driving and that parents need to be able to determine whether their teen is ready. In this segment the offer tips for safely putting your teen behind the wheel.

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This Is Your Teen on Steroids

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Dr. Joel Brenner, Kathryn Stamoulis

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Legal supplements, like protein powders and vitamins, as well as illegal supplements, like steroids are readily available to teens. What are the signs that your teen is taking supplements? What are the dangers? What are the basics you need to know?

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The Unique Challenges Hispanic Teens Face

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Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Sula Goldenberg, Dr. Margarita Jimenez-Silva

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Legal Hispanic teens face a variety of issues that come out of being bicultural and often bilingual. In this segment our guests discuss some of these issues and offer guidance to parents on helping Hispanic teens navigate this precarious stage of life.

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