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Teen Health

How to talk to your teen son about sex?

How to talk to your teen son about sex?

As a parent, you are expected to play multiple roles. Playing the role of a sex educator for your children can be a challenging task. In India, both parents and children find it difficult to discuss sex. The previous generations never talked about sex openly. Talking about sex at home was considered a taboo and when teens talked about sex... Read More

Cough and cold medicine can be addictive! Did you know?

Cough and cold medicine can be addictive! Did you know?

It's a fact that the doctor prescribed medications are helpful in improving lives. The converse, i.e. the abuse and misuse of drugs has devastating effects and led to behavioural consequences, especially among the teenagers. Many of us are unaware of the fact that our medicines shelf may harbour probable sources of teenage... Read More

How to Limit Screen Time for Teens

How to Limit Screen Time for Teens

Teens are spending more and more time with digital media than ever before. Parents are worried that their teenagers are spending too much time in front of television, computer and other digital screens. The definition of screen time has widened to include passive consumption (such as watching TV), interactive consumption (such as playing video games), communication (chats, messengers and social... Read More

Is your teen angry all the time? Know what to do!

Is your teen angry all the time? Know what to do!

Many parents find that when their child attains teenage, their behaviour becomes more challenging to handle. Teens may demonstrate their anger in the form of verbal aggression or physical aggression and sometimes it may be directed at the parents. Many parents find it difficult to cope with teen anger and handle it in a constructive way. They may also feel... Read More