Peer groups are groups of friends of about the same age. Having a group of friends is one of the most important features of being a teenager. Within the peer group, teenagers learn how to get on in the world and gradually become independent.
Youth is the time when dreams are forged and nurtured, when newly minted minds struggle to make sense of the way things are, and dare to dream of how to make them better.
Although raising a child as a single parent can be challenging, it can also be very rewarding. Believe it or not, as a single parent it's quite possible to raise healthy, happy children and remain normal.