Understanding Your Teenager

“My daughter just had her first breakup…What do I say to comfort her?”

Breaking up is hard to do…at any age! For teenagers, especially, the end of a relationship can often feel like the end of the world. During such an emotionally vulnerable …

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“When do I have ‘the sex talk’ with my kids?”

https://youtu.be/FMe2JCcQVtg Kids today are able to access information about sex earlier and with more ease as a product of our digital age. Parents understandably may want to step in and …

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“How do I help my teen cope with stress?”

https://youtu.be/9bELm4qRAss I’m stressed. I’m overwhelmed. I have too much to handle. If you’re the parent of a teenager, you might have heard them say something along those lines before. In …

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“My daughter gets super mad whenever she doesn’t get what she wants and avoids us by hiding in her room. Would taking her door off fix her attitude?”

https://youtu.be/k5CT0FFRwCg The closed bedroom door quickly turns into a familiar image for families once their child becomes a teenager. But how do you make sure their door doesn’t turn into …

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“My daughter never tells me anything anymore now that she’s in high school! How can I let her know I’m still here for her?”

https://youtu.be/9Zh4CbAlK3U As our kids get older and seek more independence, it can be tough for parents to adjust to this new, slightly distant version of their child. It feels like …

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“How can I find time to connect with my sons given my busy schedule?”

https://youtu.be/OBhYfrxCEtk This week’s Tips on Teens question comes from a parent who wants to connect with her sons, but has little free time with which to do so. Here’s the …

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“How do I stop being so angry at my teenager?”

https://youtu.be/EVx7UHS_IKM I’m willing to bet that if you’re a parent you have been angry at your child at one point or another. What if you’re angry with your child nearly …

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“My ten year old still talks like a baby. How can I make her talk normal all the time?”

https://youtu.be/Z9Uq6YIdtUo Is your teen still making baby noises or engaging in baby-talk? Is it driving you crazy?! This week’s #TipsOnTeens comes from a parent who is getting tired of hearing …

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“How do I help my son enjoy summer when he refuses everything?”

https://youtu.be/RNsI68Jm42w For more info and past videos, please visit www.TeenTherapyCenter.com or join the conversation in our Facebook group @TipsOnTeens What do your kids do during the summer to keep busy? …

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“Could you explain to me when I should be taking my son’s threats seriously?”

For more info and past videos, please visit www.TeenTherapyCenter.com or join the conversation in our Facebook group Tips on Teens Most kids at one point or another have lashed out …

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