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

Teen Depression and Co-Vid: Stay Vigilant Everyone is bummed about the co-vid situation, but when does sadness become clinical depression? Teen depression has always been a concern for parents. Now that teens are locked down, isolated, and missing important milestones, it’s becoming a secondary crisis. An October 2020 study found that the anxiety and stress

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Teen Depression and Co-Vid

I read all these articles about keeping a close eye on our teens, to make sure they aren’t making any bad decisions and they are safe. I listen to parents discussing the same issues. How close is too close and what are we teaching our teens, without even knowing it? We read her journal, get

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Are We Training Teenage Girls To Be Great Deceivers?

 Procrastination is a common trait among teens, and it’s your job of a parent to help correct this behavior. If it seems like your teen is constantly late for school, work or appointments, then it might be a sign that he or she is lacking personal responsibility.1. Start Using an Alarm ClockIt’s a good idea

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Dealing with Chronically Late Teens: How to Teach Punctuality

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.

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Have You Shamed Your Teen around Sex

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

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Healing Difficult Mother Daughter Relationships