Summer is here. Some teens are out there actively looking for jobs that suit them. Or are they?  When I look at typical jobs for teens today, such as working at a fastfood restaurant, I think there must be a better way for kids to make money. Other teens are thinking about relaxing and just

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Flexible Summer Job for Teens

Teen Safety with Drugs: Avoiding Fentanyl Teen issues with drug abuse are a major concern for many parents. We want our kids to stay away from all drugs, but life-threatening drugs like fentanyl are an entirely different monster. Data from the CDC shows the rate of overdose deaths in teenagers increased by 19% in 2015.

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Fentanyl Problem Among Teens

Teen Issues with Stalking: Protecting Against Tracking with AirTags  There’s plenty for parents to worry about these days. It seems with every passing year, there are more risks to teen safety. If you haven’t yet heard about Apple AirTags, brace yourself. Teen security just got a lot more complicated. What is an AirTag? Apple released

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Protecting your Teen Against Tracking with AirTags

Teen Struggles with Drive: Is it Social Media Addiction? Has your teen lost interest in the things they once enjoyed? Teen issues with loss of motivation, passion, or drive should never go ignored. These are symptoms of depression as well as possible signs of addiction. While substance abuse is a real concern, there’s another bad

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Is Your Teen Struggling with Drive and Desire

Teen Defiance in a Dangerous Digital World When it comes to rebellious teens, it can be hard for parents to know what’s normal and what’s a real problem. Certain teen issues are obvious red flags, such as sudden personality changes or signs of substance abuse. Thanks to social media, today’s parents are navigating uncharted waters.

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Why are Teens so Resistant to Being Parented

The Importance of Human Connection: Helping Teens Recover Socially Teen esteem has suffered since the beginning of the pandemic. These years are challenging for kids even in the best of times. Now, our kids are facing difficulties no one ever prepared them for. Recent times have shown us why health and well being must be

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The Importance of Human Connection

Teen Anxiety During Co-vid Recovery Teenagers have always had a lot to deal with. Schoolwork, extracurricular activities, and peer pressure can all increase teen anxiety. The pandemic has plunged many teens further into the depths of despair. A recent report found teen depression and anxiety are on the rise. This makes it extra important for

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Teen Anxiety and Depression

Tips for Managing Teen Anxiety During Co-Vid Parenting teens has been a challenge this year. Now, with winter looming and more restrictions on the horizon, many parents are wondering how they’re going to get their kids through this. Tips for Teen Anxiety: Positive Activities to Do During Co-Vid Break a Sweat It’s always been difficult

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Managing Your Teens Anxiety Around Co-Vid

Reducing Teen Anxiety During Covid-19: A Positive Perspective The covid pandemic is difficult for everyone, but it’s creating a unique challenge for older teenagers. This is a phase in which a teen should be enjoying their time as an upperclassman and preparing for college. Instead, they’re stuck at home, unable to socialize. They’re missing important

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Acknowledging Your Teens Fears around Co-Vid

Teen Support During the Co-vid Crisis Parents have always known that teens suffer while grounded at home. It’s the very reason we use grounding as a punishment method in the first place. Teen issues with behavior aside, none of us thought we’d have to watch our kids endure a long-term grounding throughout most of 2020.

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Supporting Teens During Co-Vid