School/College

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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Back to School Anxiety After Quarantine?

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

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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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“Mom, I want to be an art major…”

Oh no, your worst fears have come to fruition. Your son just told you he wants to be an Art Major in college.

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Should distance learning change your academic expectations for your kid?

Should distance learning change the academic expectations you have for your kid? How do you keep them motivated during quarantine?

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When do you “drop the rope” with your teen about taking initiative with college applications?

Sometimes parents walk fine line deciding when it’s appropriate to let their kids fail. What if this question happens to center around big decisions that will have a huge impact on your child’s life?

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Is your teen having back-to-school anxiety about online learning?

In this Tips on Teens video we discuss the impact of how quarantine affects socially withdrawn children and how to support them once things go back to normal.

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“My son is struggling to finish his college semester back home. How can I help him?”

For many college students, COVID-19 meant leaving school and moving back home for the last semester. And while learning on campus has stopped, exams and coursework haven’t. The switch from …

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“How do I get my son to do his homework?”

https://youtu.be/NbVFAL4yP6I Night Terrors are different than Nightmares. This week’s #TipsOnTeens question is from a parent looking for a better way to handle their kid’s frequent night terrors: “My daughter has …

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