Big Emotions: Anger/Sadness/Fear

Is Simone Biles Setting a Bad Example for Kids?

So you’re thinking maybe Simone Biles set a bad example for your kid by pulling out of the Olympics?

That’s the topic in this Tips on Teens video, and (spoiler alert) we think Simone Biles is setting a great example for kids!

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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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Are you all out of ideas about how to help your child process anger?

In this video we explore what’s underneath the “suit of armor,” and how to channel those feelings in a healthy and productive way.

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“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 …

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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 …

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“How do I help my teen cope with stress?”

https://youtu.be/9bELm4qRAss I’m stressed. I’m overwhelmed. I have too much to handle. If you’re the parent of a teenager, you might have heard them say something along those lines before. In …

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“My daughter got rejected from her dream college…what do I do?”

https://youtu.be/wMFXbyfTKSw Waiting to hear back from schools is one of the most nerve-wracking parts of today’s already high-stress college applications process. And after all that work and waiting, getting a …

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“We might lose the baby…How do we tell our daughter?”

https://youtu.be/1VdWNi0S550 Sometimes, pregnancies do not go the way families planned. How can families handle the steps and conversations that arise when this is the case? This week’s Tips On Teens …

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“My daughter just told me she has anxiety—how do I respond?”

https://youtu.be/pu4bZusS_Pc We’ve all heard the word “anxiety” before…but what does it mean in a mental health context? What does anxiety look like for today’s teenager? This week’s Tips On Teens …

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“My daughter gets super mad whenever she doesn’t get what she wants and avoids us by hiding in her room. Would taking her door off fix her attitude?”

https://youtu.be/k5CT0FFRwCg The closed bedroom door quickly turns into a familiar image for families once their child becomes a teenager. But how do you make sure their door doesn’t turn into …

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