Have You Shamed Your Teen around Sex

Have You Been Shaming Teen Sex? It’s no surprise that teen sex is an uncomfortable subject for parents. A parent’s mind is full of statistics about STDs and teen pregnancies. For some, the subject is so frightening that all they can do is attempt to shame their kids into thinking sex is a terrible thing.   Teen Issues with Sex: The Downfalls of Shame While shaming your daughter into avoiding sex until she’s 30 might seem like a great idea, it won’t work. Here’s why. It Makes Sex Seem Even More Enticing We all know that teen issues...

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Healing Difficult Mother Daughter Relationships

Are you in need of healing a difficult mother daughter relationships? It’s natural for moms and daughters to have a tough time getting along. Being a teen is hard, and raising a teen is even harder. An argument here and there is nothing to get upset about, but if you and your daughter are really struggling to get along, it might be time to put more work into your relationship.   The Danger of Mother Daughter Issues: Healing Before it’s Too Late Mother daughter relationships are always challenging. It’s difficult being a woman in this...

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What Does Social Distancing Look Like for our Teens?

Teen Issues with Social Distancing: How Can We Help Our Kids Through This? Socializing with peers is an important part of a teen’s life. As the world comes together to deal with corona virus, parents are stuck at home with frustrated kids. If you’re wondering how to help your child cope with the situation, you’re not alone. Locked Down: Controlling Rebellious Teenagers Teens aren’t the easiest people to control. If you’ve ever had your son or daughter sneak out while grounded, you already know that. Corona virus creates a unique and...

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Teens and Healthy Boundaries: The Importance of Saying No

Does your teen have healthy boundaries? Can she say no? Teens need to understand the value and importance of saying no. Schools focus on teaching academics, but they often neglect some of the most crucial lessons kids should learn about life. One of those lessons is how to set boundaries. The Dangers of Poor Boundaries: Difficulty Navigating Life People who don’t understand how to set healthy boundaries often suffer in life. Boundaries are important for our work lives, our sexual and romantic lives, and our interactions with friends and...

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Teens and Guns: The Importance of Staying Safe

 Is your home gun safe? The rise in mass shootings over the last few years has started a national dialogue about guns. People are frightened, but the possibility of being killed by a terrorist gunman is relatively low. The far greater threat is being injured or killed by a gun that belongs to you. Parent Responsibility: Do You Know Where Your Guns Are? Every day, eight children or teens are accidentally killed or hurt due to an unsupervised gun. Most of these tragedies are entirely preventable. Parent responsibility and gun ownership go hand...

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