Food Peer Pressure

Ordering within the same food category as your friends brings greater happiness to restaurant-goers. Researchers found this peer pressure can overwhelm original desires for specific foods. People will try to avoid looking like the lone glutton or nutri-freak just to fit in. It's only true if people order out loud though. Researchers recommend ordering first…

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Boundaries and Expectations Teens Need (part 3)

More on youth development and the 40 Developmental Assets needed by 12 to 18 year olds, as described by the Search Institute.5) Positive Peer Influence: where a teen's best friends model responsible behavior.There is no doubt that your teenager's friends and peers have a profound influence on your kid’s behaviors.Take an active role in interacting with…

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