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Bottomless pit: One description of a teenage boy going through puberty.

How to tell when your son has hit puberty

The transition of your baby-faced angelic son into a teenager can be a challenging time, especially when you’ve never had to deal with the hormones that can descend upon your home like a cyclone.

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A screenshot of art posted on #Leelah hashtag on Tumblr.

Inside Tumblr's teen suicide epidemic

In the past two months, at least three transgender teenagers have committed or attempted suicide after scheduling suicide notes on the blog platform Tumblr.

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When the clothing battles begin ...

How to handle teen clothing battles

We know that teenagers are all about expressing themselves and pushing boundaries, and never is it more apparent than when it comes to their choice in clothing.

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Sexting ... viewed by teens as a ''normal'' way to communicate a desire for greater sexual intimacy.

Sexting and adolescent sexual development

Research published in the October journal of Pediatrics reported that 28 percent of teens had sent a sext, 31 percent of kids had themselves requested a sext and 60 percent had been asked for a sext by others.

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The break-up of a teen relationship is an incredibly vulnerable time.

Helping your teen through their first heartbreak

It’s easy to dismiss your child’s first romance as mere “puppy love”. But experts say that a teen’s first experience in dating and heartbreak can set the pattern for future relationships.

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