Chapter 1: Understanding Your Teenager"Who are you?" said the Caterpillar. Alice replied, rather shyly, "I -- I hardly know, Sir, just at present -- at least I know who I was when I got up this morning, but I must have changed several times since then."
-- Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland,
Welcome to the exciting world of adolescence -- the teen years -- one of the most interesting and challenging phases of life. Adolescence is a time of change, a time to gradually shed one's protective childhood for a new identity and a world of new responsibilities and independence. The transition from childhood to...