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Teen Mood Swings

Teens are well known for fairly significant mood swings. They can be laughing one minute and angry the next. Parents can feel like they are on a roller coaster trying to keep up with their teen’s mood and emotions. These rapid and intense shifts in mood are generally a normal part of adolescence. Hormonal shifts that occur during puberty are

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Combatting Moodiness in Teens

Teens (and tweens) and moodiness go hand in hand. Between the raging hormone changes, rapid brain development, and the conflict of desiring, and also fearing, independence, adolescents are an interesting study in quick-changing emotions. Teens have many confusing challenges facing them, such as puberty, peer pressure, school and homework demands, and dating. It is important for parents to be understanding

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