Raising Resilient Children
As parents, our first instinct is to shield our children from pain. Some of us try to spare them discomfort, and make their lives as easy and stress free as possible. Many of us try to raise the road to meet our children, rather than raising our children, to meet the road. While we all want our ch...
Cyberbullying – What Parents Need to Know
It’s that time of year again – we’re back in the school routine! Hopefully many students and parents are happy to see friends and develop new skills, but there is also a growing concern about cyber bullying. Rightfully so, considering almost 43% of kids have been bullied online
Ugh, it’s True: Phones Actually Make Teens Unhappy
I've been talking to parents for years about the Impact of Social Media on Teens during my evening programs at our local schools. It's a topic I'm very passionate about not only because I'm fascinated by the teen mind, but also because I'm a pa...
How to Talk to Teens About Weed in 2017
More and more, we hear from parents who are struggling with what messages to give their teens about marijuana. Many misconceptions exist around marijuana. With many states debating the legalization of marijuana for both medical and recreational use, the messages can be mixed. Teens often argue that...