School/College

How can I protect my son from bullying?

View Video Transcript So your son has ADHD and he’s getting bullied at school. How do you help him? Well, let’s talk about that today on Tips on Teens. My ...
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How do I handle it when my perfectionist teen messes up?

We all make mistakes, right? As adults, we know that when we mess up, the more we can embrace mistakes and setbacks, the wiser we become. Your perfectionist teen most ...
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How involved should I be with my kid’s college applications?

If you’re panicking about your child’s college application process, it might help to take a step backwards and examine your own expectations. If your kid is struggling to apply to ...
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Homework: Is it worth it?

We have a lot of experience working with teens and families, so we know homework is a big struggle for many.
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School Fights: how do I keep my kid from fighting at school?

Sometimes when kids get into school fights, once it’s over they get over it quickly. Other times there may be bigger issues.
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How can group therapy help with bullying?

Therapy groups give a teen access to social support in a setting where they are not being bullied. Being an environment where a kid feels supported and understood, they are ...
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The Transition to Middle School

The transition to middle school can be a daunting experience for both parents and their kids. It's normal to feel anxiety during this time, but it's important to remember that ...
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Imposter Syndrome: Adjusting to College for People of Color

Imposter Syndrome is the feeling that whatever your achievements are, you’re still just not good enough. This can be particularly difficult to overcome if you’ve experienced discrimination based on your ...
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Learning Disabilities: How to support your teen

So you’re a little confused about learning differences/disabilities? We do a rough breakdown of Dyslexia and ADHD in this Tips on Teens video. But if you’re wondering what you can ...
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Homework and Chores: How do you get your kid to do them?

So you want to set some boundaries with your teenager so that they’ll do their homework and chores? Get ready to join the ranks of parents spanning the millennia of ...
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