We all make mistakes, right? As adults, we know that when we mess up, the more we can embrace mistakes and setbacks, the wiser we become. Your perfectionist teen most likely doesn’t have the life experience to put these kinds of life events into context.
If you’re panicking about your child’s college application process, it might help to take a step backwards and examine your own expectations. If your kid is struggling to apply to colleges, it might be a sign that they’re just not ready.
We have a lot of experience working with teens and families, so we know homework is a big struggle for many.
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
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.
Imposter Syndrome is the feeling that whatever your achievements are, you’re still just not good enough. This can be particularly difficult to overcome if you’ve experienced discrimination based on your race or gender.
So you’re a little confused about learning differences/disabilities? We do a rough breakdown of Dyslexia and ADHD in this Tips on Teens video. But if you’re wondering what you can do to support your kid with learning disabilities it’s not all that different from how we always suggest you support your child.
So you want to set some boundaries with your teenager so that they’ll do their homework and chores? Get ready to join the ranks of parents spanning the millennia of parenthood. Parents since the beginning of time have been wanting their kids to do stuff their kids don’t want to do.
Winter break can be a huge challenge for kids with ADHD. The structure and routine that going to school provides is really helpful for some.