Barbara Greenberg, PhD

Barbara is a Ph.D. clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of adolescents and their well-intentioned but exhausted parents. She is the co-author of Teenage as a Second Language-A Parents Guide to Becoming Bilingual with Jennifer Powell-Lunder PsyD and the co-creator of the website http://www.talkingteenage.com.

Are Teen Sleepovers a Recipe for Disaster?

By Barbara Greenberg, PhD

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Recently, a 44-year-old California mother of a teenage hockey player was reported to have had sexual intercourse and engaged in other sexual activities with her son's teammates who were all 16 and under. And where did this shameful and sickening activity take place? Yep, you guessed correctly if you assumed that it happened at one... Read more »

Things Your Mama Forgot to Tell You

By Barbara Greenberg, PhD

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As a parent, have you ever had moments where you realized that there was so much more to this than anyone — including your mom — ever told you? Yes, our mothers certainly taught us a lot. We have all heard “wait until you have kids.” And yes, now we do understand what they... Read more »

Should Moms Dress Like Their Teen Daughters?

By Barbara Greenberg, PhD

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Do you look to your teen's style for your own clothing choices — or do you know moms who do? A Temple University Fox School of Business study found that mothers are more likely to buy what their teen daughters buy, rather than vice versa. That's right — moms are copying when it comes to clothing... Read more »

Texting Rules for Teens and Parents

By Barbara Greenberg, PhD

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The other day while I was driving I noticed that the car in front of me was slowing down. I passed it and saw that the driver was an adult woman with two teenagers. The woman appeared to be texting while driving. She was putting all of us near her on the road at risk. ... Read more »

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