What You Need to Know About Your Teen’s Brain

“I wish the teen years would go on forever,” said no one, ever.

Teenagers are battling a deluge of mood swings, friendship flings, peer pressure, life decisions, school stress and countless other large and small hurdles that may or may not seem like “the worst thing ever.”

There’s no real excuse for their sometimes irrational or reckless behaviour. But understanding your teen’s brain development may just give you insight into why your son wants to drop out of high school to form a band or why your daughter is convinced she’s going to “literally die” if she doesn’t go to that party read more.