Child Development

Your 2E kid, who is an adult, isn’t launching. What are you supposed to do?

How do you get your 2E (twice exceptional) son or daughter, who is an adult, get motivated to start thinking about a career, or get out there and do more? How do you handle the backlash you might get from them once you give them the nudge? What are the great benefits to them from getting a job. These are all questions we look at in this segment of Tips On Teens.

“What do I do about my child’s night terrors?”

https://youtu.be/NbVFAL4yP6I Night Terrors are different than Nightmares. This week’s Tips On Teens question is from a parent looking for a better way to handle their kid’s frequent night terrors: “My daughter has been having night terrors lately. She never remembers them, but they freak me out. How do I help her stop having these episodes? Are …

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How do I get my kids to listen to me the FIRST time?”

https://youtu.be/XBuVu0KS2N4 “I don’t want to have to ask again!” You’ve told your kid to do something 3 times already to no avail. You’re frustrated, feeling disrespected, and your patience is wearing thin. If this sounds familiar, you’ll probably relate to this parent’s #TipsOnTeens question: “How do I get my kids to listen to me the …

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“My son just got kicked out of his 4th school…and he’s only 3 years old! What do I do?”

https://youtu.be/8yuVeMGNhf4 For many working families, preschool is the primary source of education and care for their children. But what happens if your child isn’t adjusting well to the experience? This week’s Tips On Teens question is from a working parent wondering how to help their son stay in school. Here’s the question: “My 3 year …

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“Is ADD Medication the right option for my son?”

https://youtu.be/iLx-xUMZQFM Many families today are concerned with seeing if medication is the right treatment option for their child. This week’s Tips On Teens question comes from a parent torn between two choices regarding prescribed medication for ADD. Here’s the question: “My son’s pediatrician wants to prescribe medication for ADD. The therapist he works with thinks …

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“My ten year old still talks like a baby. How can I make her talk normal all the time?”

https://youtu.be/Z9Uq6YIdtUo Is your teen still making baby noises or engaging in baby-talk? Is it driving you crazy?! This week’s #TipsOnTeens comes from a parent who is getting tired of hearing those noises! What would you recommend? “I have a ten year old that still talks like a baby and makes weird noises. She only does …

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“My teenager has ADHD can’t focus on her homework. How do we help her do well in school?”

https://youtu.be/ixfxnzTmwqU School and homework are easily some of the more common causes of arguments with families we’ve seen. Now if you factor in ADHD and medication, things become more complicated. This week’s Tips on Teens looks at a question from a parent wondering how to deal with a situation like that. Here’s the question: “My …

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“How do I stop my 11 year old son from being so disrespectful to his sisters?”

https://youtu.be/eco5vKMC-bo It’s often difficult for parents to know the difference between “sibling rivalry” and unacceptable behavior. This week’s Tips on Teens question comes from a concerned parent about his 11 year old son’s behavior toward his sisters. Here’s the question: “How do I stop my 11 year old son from being so disrespectful to his …

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“What does it mean if my son is on the Autism Spectrum?”

https://youtu.be/bc29pK8vcUI Most kids and teens who are on the Autism Spectrum have an extremely difficult time socializing and relating with others, especially in school settings. Today, Kent answers the following question from a concerned parent: “My 13 year old son has a lot of trouble keeping friends. His teacher suggested that he might be on …

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