Ugh, it’s True: Phones Actually Make Teens Unhappy

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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

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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...

End the School Year with Low Stress

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We know this is a busy time of year for most teens. With Final exams approaching and the big transition of going off to college for some. Parents often ask us, "What should we watch for in our teens to make sure they're ok?" Here are some tips you can use to help your teen cope with this stressf...

Sugar Linked to Depression

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Now more than ever, the old adage “You are what you eat” has been gaining scientific traction. New research studies(1) link high sugar intake to increased risk for depression. If you have been feeling sluggish or depressed you might try eliminating processed sugar and simple starches to...