Peer & Family Relationships

How does a parent who wants to be supportive, but who is not totally comfortable yet with their child being non-binary, prepare for interactions with relatives this holiday season?

How does a parent who wants to be supportive, but who is not totally comfortable yet with their child being non-binary, prepare for interactions with relatives this holiday season?

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Eye rolling! Snarky comments! Sarcasm! What do you do about your teenager’s rudeness?

Teenagers are famous the world over for copping attitude, but what’s going on behind the eye roll? Is it just locker room talk making its way into your home, or is there something more going on? How do you deal with teenage rudeness?

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Are you and your spouse disagreeing if it is safe to bring together your two blended families for Thanksgiving dinner during quarantine?

COVID presents us with some new dilemmas this holiday season. How do we celebrate the holidays and get together with family in way that’s safe and responsible. And what do …

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Is it healthy when your kid is also your BFF?

Sometimes it’s good to model positive behavior about our own self care to our kids, and sometimes unloading our feelings on them can be way more than they’re ready for.

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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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“My son is in a bad relationship and it’s hurting my family. What can I do?”

In this video we discuss the role of the parent in a difficult family situation where a child’s relationship is causing stress on the family.

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Is Your Child An Attention Junkie?

How do you balance working from home with being present for you child? This week’s Tips On Teens question comes from a parent who is finds their child seeking more and more attention while trying to work for home.

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What do you do if relationship red flags start popping up in your teen’s romance?

Has your teen ever dated someone you didn’t fully approve of? How did you handle the situation?

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“I don’t like what my mother-in-law says in front of the kids. What should I do?”

No one wants conflict within the family—especially when you are all living under one roof. So what do you do when there’s a disagreement between family members? This week’s Tips …

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