Understanding Your Teenager

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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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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Teenage Depression: how do I know if my kid is depressed, or just a moody teen?

When you have a teenager, dealing with moodiness is pretty normal. This has been true since the beginning of time. But how do you know if it's teenage depression?
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Teen Entrepreneurs: Opportunity Knocks

If your teen has an entrepreneurial mindset there are a lot of ways you can capitalize as a parent. And we’re not talking about financial gains! Having a teen who ...
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Heartbreak: Helping Your Kid Through

For parents trying to console kids through the pain of heartbreak, it’s important to try to normalize with your child that it’s going to take time.
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ADHD Kids and Online Dating

The ability of your 17 year old kid with ADHD to set boundaries is probably limited. She most likely will need your help, and she still will most likely push ...
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Teenage Independence: How Can Parents Navigate It?

It’s normal for teens to push away from parents and grasp for more freedom and independence. But it’s also normal for us parents to be scared by that and want ...
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Obnoxious Teenagers

If you’ve just about had it with those obnoxious teenagers, we get where you’re coming from. We work with them all the time!
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Shoplifting: How to respond When Your Teen Steals

Sometimes shoplifting can be indicative of deeper emotional problems in teenagers. More commonly however, what teens get out of shoplifting is empowerment.
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Infidelity: How Can Children Heal?

If you’ve had infidelity in your marriage it can be as hard for your kids as it is for you. Children may feel a range of emotions from shame, embarrassment, ...
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