Tips on Teens

How do you motivate a depressed child?

How do you motivate a depressed child? Setting boundaries to get your kid to do stuff sounds great in theory. But what if your kid is depressed or suffering from significant anxiety?

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Can Medication Help Your Kid?

Can medication help your kid? This is a question with a lot of variables to consider. You definitely need the input of an adolescent psychiatrist who can evaluate and prescribe accordingly.

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Blended Families: Communicating Discomfort About Your Partner’s Biological Children.

Blended families: how do you communicate discomfort about your partner’s biological children in a blended family?

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Back to School Anxiety After Quarantine?

Is your teen experiencing anxiety about returning to in person classes after quarantine?

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So you don’t like your kid’s peers?

So you don’t like your kid’s peers? Not too keen on his friends and their influence on him? What should a parent do when they’re not comfortable with the company …

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Has your kid boycotted Zoom classes?

Has your kid boycotted Zoom classes? This week we unmask the challenges of distance learning.

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What’s the deal with “quarantine induced loneliness?”

You’ve been locked in your house for a year, and your whole family has “quarantine induced loneliness.” What’s the deal with that?

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Are you uncomfortable with your teen’s “big” emotions?

Does responding to your teen’s extreme moods feel different than when they were a little kid having big emotions? How should your approach as a parent change? That’s the topic on this week’s Tips on Teens:

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Teen suicide is on the rise during quarantine. Are you worried your teen may be in danger of self harm?

With the rise of suicides during quarantine, do you know what signs to look for in your teenager?

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