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Tips For Managing Your Teenagers Peer Pressure

Tips for managing your teenagers peer pressure

  • March 21, 2017

Parents are always celebrating the milestones in their children’s lives. The first smile, the first step, the first word are all those important milestones that we cherish as parents. Then along comes the milestone of starting school, probably one of the most difficult changes in a child’s life for a parent to deal with during childhood. Once your children start school we begin to lose them to the influence of other students, teachers, and the world. By the time your little darlings have become teenagers they are almost entirely influenced by their peers. But parents who remain active and engaged…

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Why should parents drug test their teenagers?

  • March 1, 2017

They are many schools of thought when it comes to drug testing your children. There is no right or wrong answer but here at Missouri Onsite Testing we believe in “trust but verify.” According to a study at the University of Michigan, by the 12th grade about half of the students surveyed had abused an illicit drug. The study showed that the main factors that kept children drug free are a strong connection with parents, family members, school, and religion. The number one reason students cited for starting or abusing drugs or alcohol is peer pressure. Peer pressure is a…

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