Self Confidence/Self Advocacy

Rejection: How to help your outcast teen.

As parents, we want to protect our children from the pain of rejection, especially during their teenage years
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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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Teenage Independence: what’s the right amount?

Teenagers, or adolescents, tend to distance themselves from their parents as they enter adolescence. The drive for teenage independence is a normal part of their development.
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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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My Son Thinks He’s Ugly – Self Esteem Troubles for Teens

Self esteem troubles for teens are really common. Almost every teen struggles with how they look. We as parents can relate. Everyone has got something about the way they look ...
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Life Skills for Teens: How do I get my daughter to ask for what she needs?

If your kid is struggling to self advocate, don’t despair! Self advocacy is one of those life skills for teens that most parents become concerned with at some point.
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Boy crazy! Why is my daughter desperate for affirmation?

The need for external affirmation and validation to define one’s self worth is not uncommon. It affects children as well as adults, and most people experience it at some point ...
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Time Management for Teens

Getting past the headaches of time management for teens requires a shift in perspective for parents.
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