Sometimes when kids get into school fights, once it’s over they get over it quickly. Other times there may be bigger issues.
Therapy groups give a teen access to social support in a setting where they are not being bullied. Being an environment where a kid feels supported and understood, they are more likely to reach out for the help they need
Parenting teens can be a challenging journey, particularly when it feels as though your adolescent is closed off or pushing you away. It’s natural for parents to question themselves when this happens
Sextortion, a common online practice, is when someone blackmails another person for money or sexual favors by threatening to reveal their sexual activity online or to friends in order to shame them. Adolescents who may not be aware of the danger are particularly vulnerable to this type of abuse.
The transition to middle school can be a daunting experience for both parents and their kids. It’s normal to feel anxiety during this time, but it’s important to remember that it’s not going to be perfect.
What? Your older kid is bullying your younger kid? It happens all the time. Your first instinct will be to focus on your child who is bullying the other. Instead, start by focusing on your kid who is the target of the bullying. Show them empathy and support. This will not only help them feel cared for, but it will also not give your little bully the attention they may be seeking.
If you are considering antidepressants for your child, it is important to make an informed decision, and that requires consulting the right professional.
Parenting a rebellious teenager can be challenging, especially when it feels like you’re losing connection with them. In order to navigate these years peacefully parents can’t just focus on enforcing rules. Building trust and connection is equally as important as the boundaries you set.
Self esteem troubles for teens are really common. Almost every teen struggles with how they look. We as parents can relate. Everyone has got something about the way they look that they just don’t like. But we can’t exactly change the way we look, so what do we do?
Do you have an ambitious teenager who seems to be losing sight of balance in their life?