Understanding Your Teenager

Is your teen not communicating?

As adults, we can all probably remember being in situations where we had really big emotions but not been able to express them. Some parents might be tempted to take a “pull yourself up by the bootstraps and get going” kind of attitude with their kid. If your kid is in this kind of situation though, he or she is probably not in the “able to receive advice column.” Rather, they need emotional support.

Does it feel like your teenager is outgrowing or has “moved on” from his relationship with younger siblings?

https://youtu.be/RQ2NYxpzAPc “My 15 year old son has recently become a lot more focused on his friends and is much less interested in engaging with his 12 year old sister. He …

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“I heard my son saying inappropriate things while playing a video game. He says it’s just part of gaming culture—I’m not so sure.”

Video games can be a source of stress relief, bonding time, and just good-natured fun! But sometimes there are aspects of gaming culture that don’t mesh well with parents’ household …

“I heard my son saying inappropriate things while playing a video game. He says it’s just part of gaming culture—I’m not so sure.” Continue Reading »

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