Your Child Has Been Expelled From School: What Now?

School Expulsion on Teens If your child has just been expelled, you are right to feel devastated. An expulsion can be hugely damaging to your child’s future as well as his or her self-esteem. However, depending on the reason for the expulsion, you might have an even bigger problem on your hands. It’s important to stay calm and take things one step at a time. 1. Determine Exactly What Happened Your first step is to figure out what happened. Talk to your child and talk to the school. The more information you can gather, the better....

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Healthy, Happy Finances: Four Key Tips to Raising a Financially Responsible Teen

Teen Spending Habits In general, teenagers don’t understand money. They understand the desire for material possessions all too well, and they understand the concept that it takes money to acquire those possessions, but without a lifetime of work under their belt, they can’t truly know how valuable money actually is. Unless you teach them while they are still young, they will face a rude awakening when they finally reach adulthood. 1. Set a Good Example If you have difficulty being responsible with money, it will be hard to teach...

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Four Disturbing Teen Trends that Parents Should Watch Out For!

Teen Trends Today You know your kids have to do well in school and maintain a clean track record if they want to get into college and move forward toward a bright future. You also know that there are many factors that could possibly stand in their way. It’s bad enough worrying about sex and drug use, but now, a number of disturbing new trends are rising in the teenage world, and some of them almost seem too weird to be real. 1. I-Dosing I-dosing is the art of using certain sound waves to alter consciousness. I-dose dealers sell mp3...

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Your Role as a Parent: Seven Important Life Skills That Your Children Learn From You

Role of the Parents Your children look up to many people, from rock stars to superheroes, but even if they won’t admit it, they look up to you most of all. As a parent, you are the primary influence in your children’s lives, which presents a wonderful opportunity to help shape who they will later become. 1. How to Deal With Feelings When life throws you a curve ball, do you face the challenge proactively or suffer an emotional breakdown? Throughout our lives, we each will be dealt a variety of difficult challenges, and as your...

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The Sex Talk

The Teen Sex Talk What is the sex talk and how many parents have it with their kids?  I checked out books from the library and brought them home to my girls and tried to look at them with them and have a discussion.  My oldest daughter was interested but her sister ran and hid in the closet. It’s important to have an on-going conversation with them, not just one talk. This article and video show how important the talk is.  It’s important to take the extra steps with your kids, not just have a short conversation about sex, but a...

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Daughters Boyfriends

Understanding Teen Relationships Hi Parents, here is a quick video with some tips on how to step into your teens reality about their relationships and understanding that it is their journey, not yours. Sometimes hard to do. Enjoy! Keep Loving Yourself, Debra Debra Beck Would you like to improve your relationship with your teen? Sign up and talk to me for FREE Click Here To...

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