The TheraMom team put out a simple invite: “If you are a teenager and want to share a few of your thoughts on mental health, how it affects teenagers or what adults should know, please reach out to me.” The messages received from teenagers across the country were...
As we see depression and anxiety rising in teenagers, this is one thing every teenager should have in their phone. Teaching our teenagers that it's okay to reach out to trusted adults is an important message.
Motivating your teenager for distance learning can be difficult. Here are 4 simple tools that can help motivate them to tackle the challenges of distant learning.
The man who thinks he can and the man who thinks he can't are both right. Here how this simple phrase can help encourage your student to not give up when school or learning becomes hard. Helping our kids develop a "can-do" attitude is essential if they are going to...
Why is online or distance learning so difficult? Because one size does not fit all. Our kids are unique and different, from their personality and temperaments to their individualized learning style. Everyone learns differently. Hear the different learning styles...
Why it is so important to teach your teenager to laugh at themselves, stick up for themselves, and set goals and dreams for their future. As parents, we can help develop and encourage these "bones" to help our teenagers be more successful as they emerge into adulthood.
Parenting teens is hard, but dealing with an angry teenager is even harder. Here are three simple tips to help make the communication more effective and hopefully help give better results.
The summer of 2020 is looking different for our teenagers and they need to be creative if they want to find employment or make a couple of extra bucks during their time off.
How do differentiate between normal teenage angst and depression. Sadness is a normal emotion but teenage depression is different and here are a few things to watch for to help assess your teenager's mental health.
My advice to the Class of 2020 is two simple words: Kindness Wins. You can never go wrong being kind and helping our teens understand this is so important.