What matters most to children is what their parents do, not what age their parents are. When parents raise their children in nurturing, warm, sensitive, responsive and flexible ways, children grow and develop well. All parents navigate challenges as their children grow and develop. Many of these challenges are the same for teenage parents and older parents.
When your teen wants to babysit | Children's National
For Christmas this year our year-old daughter asked us to help her find babysitting jobs. She started inquiring when she was 12 years old. We dodged the conversation by saying she had to take a formal babysitting class where she could learn the basics of caring for a baby or young child and CPR. Surely that would derail this process.
CNN Teen pregnancy is often talked about in the negative — and as an accident. Stephanie Gengotti is a photographer based in Rome, Italy. Carla, a pregnant teenager in Naples, Italy, talks to her boyfriend Michele.
Ahhh, the teen years. This bid for freedom and autonomy is challenging for even the most experienced of moms. Take, for instance, the teen who tells her parents that she's thinking about becoming a mom herself — or the one who then does so, on purpose. Not only does this happen, as Alycia W.