Self Confidence/Self Advocacy

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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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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How do you motivate a depressed child?

How do you motivate a depressed child? Setting boundaries to get your kid to do stuff sounds great in theory. But what if your kid is depressed or suffering from significant anxiety?

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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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“My daughter is getting mean texts from her so-called friend. What do I do?”

We want the people our teens spend time with to treat them with respect and kindness—especially once they start dating! So what do you do if relationship red flags start …

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“My daughter just started at a new school and can’t make friends. What can we do to help her fit in?”

https://youtu.be/SHVKSJtI4fQ Moving to a new school can be extremely difficult for any child or teen. This week’s #TipsOnTeens question comes from a concerned parent whose daughter has changed schools and …

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“My 14 year old son thinks he is ugly. I think he looks fine. What should I do?”

https://youtu.be/VRhblYIa7c8 It is fairly common for a teen to have an exaggerated view of his or her own self-image. But how can a parent help their child if this happens …

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“What can I do to help my son lose weight?”

https://youtu.be/encp9-O1V_o Overeating can be a serious mental health problem that is often overlooked until it gets out of hand. This week on Tips on Teens, Kent answers a question from …

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