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16 - 18 Years Old

If you have questions or concerns about your youth's development, talk your pediatrician or family doctor, they are a awesome resource!

Consider work/higher education options.

Drivers license.

Take ACT/SAT Tests.

Busy with school assignments, work, sports, and friends.

Begin to accept unique characteristics.

Start dating.

Fear of death, terrorism, being late for class.

Have deep friendships and loyalties.

Enjoy male and female friends.

Are optimistic they can move mountains.

Questions beliefs of parents and family.

Snack often.

Seek career information and guidance.

Make own decisions, parents only monitor and assist.

Are concerned about appearance.

Are highly committed to their "cause"

Are competitive.

Make entertainment a priority.

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