positive parenting

Parenting Support: Teens, Positive Parenting, & ...

Parenting is hard. It’s a simple, universal truth, but those teenage years are a whole other game. That is why we will be talking about why your teen seems crazy right now and how you can use positive parenting skills to work towards a better “normal” than whatever this is.  At the moment, your teen…

Parenting mistakes happen take a look at tips on how to respond

Parenting with Forethought: What to Do When You Make ...

Parenting mistakes happen. Parenting with forethought simply means planning ahead. It’s an essential part of finding equilibrium when anxiety affects your parenting. It can often feel like you have to be ten steps ahead of whatever your child is thinking or doing at all times. But as with most other areas of parenting (or life…

Use these tips to help your teen with an eating disorder

Your Teen Has An Eating Disorder: Take These Steps to...

A teen may try to keep a wide array of secrets from her/his parents. There are secrets they may want to keep from everyone. An eating disorder is often one such secret. Parents must learn the warning signs and develop ways to communicate about them. You didn’t choose the path on which your teen has…

Here are some ways to help understand your teen.

Want to Understand Your Teen? Caution! Their Brain is...

Do you understand your teen? Do you get who they are… or who they want to be? Or have you chalked up their moods and tendency to take risks as a phase of random choices and hormonal drama you must endure until maturity takes hold? Daniel J. Siegel, MD, a clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA…

How to temper the effect of teen's online life

Teens and Screens: How to Temper the Effects of Their...

Teens and technology seem to be an inseparable couple. In fact, it seems nearly impossible to find a teen anywhere willing to digitally disconnect for very long. Yet, while it can be alarming to see how pervasive the internet and social media have become, the key is to look at your son or daughter’s life in…