Tips on Teens

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.

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Teen Eating Disorders: Is my kid at risk?

If you suspect that your teen is developing an eating disorder, you need to take action promptly. It’s not just a phase or fad.

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My kid is scared he won’t make new friends at school…

When it comes to talking to your teen about their back to school anxiety, it’s less about what you say and more about how you listen. Mirror and reiterate his or her words so they know you understand what they’re feeling. Give your child the option to just be a sounding board, or if they want you to try and work it out with them, and then tread lightly!

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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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Helping Kids Accept Gay Siblings

One kid came out, and the other freaked out? If your child isn’t accepting a gay sibling, there could be a lot of different things happening.

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Bad Language and Teens – Why Do They Use It?

Kids also are growing up in a culture where online anonymity allows kids to say whatever they want with no repercussions. Sometimes kids think the kind of culture they experience online is okay in real life

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How do I help my teen with self confidence post-pandemic?

How do you help your teen with their self confidence in social situations after a year of quarantine and hanging around the house?

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Is it too early to talk to my kid about sexual assault?

It’s difficult to talk to kids about sexual assault. The way you discuss it will also evolve depending on the age and maturity of your kid.

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My Teen Is Smoking Marijuana, Now What?

If you thought your teen was never going to try smoking weed, but you just found out you were wrong, we have some tips for you!

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How do I get my teen to do chores?

So, your kid won’t help out around the house. How the heck do you motivate a teenager? Find out how to use the incentive of money or screen time to get what you want, oh parent.

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