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Is Your Teen Bored in School

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Three Common Reasons Teens Become Bored in School  School is supposed to be stimulating and challenging, and when classes become boring, performance often suffers. There are a variety of reasons that teens might become bored in school. As a parent, you need to first determine the source of the problem and then figure out how to handle it. 1. They’re Too Advanced It’s common for intelligent students to become bored in school if they’re dealing with a curriculum that isn’t challenging enough for them. If this is the case, you can discuss...

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Are You Teaching Your Teen Financial Responsibility?

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Teach Teen Financial Responsibility for a Better Tomorrow  One of the biggest problems with the American school systems is that they don’t teach teen financial responsibility. Subjects like math, science and literature are important, but schools are not educating children on basic life skills that they will need to thrive. If you want to improve teen self esteem and give your kids a fighting chance to make it in the adult world, you’re going to have to teach healthy financial practices yourself. Teen money issues could lead to...

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When You and Your Daughter are Too Much Alike

Posted by on Oct 29, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When Mothers and Daughters are Too Similar: Work Through Issues at a Relaxing Sedona Retreat Do you have a daughter that you always seem to clash with? Are you a daughter whose mom drives you up the wall? Have you ever asked yourself if it’s because the two of you are so much alike? Dealing with a close relative who is much like yourself is frustrating for many reasons. Seeing yourself in others can be triggering. You might feel helpless when you see your daughter making the same mistakes you made at her age. If you’re a daughter, you might...

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Why are Parents Afraid to Take Away Their Teens Cell Phones?

Posted by on Oct 22, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Fear of Setting Limits: Cell Phones and Teens  It’s difficult to separate cell phones and teens these days, which isn’t surprising when you consider that it’s rare to see adults who aren’t glued to their screens as well. Many experts have devoted time to studying whether our addiction to the online world is harming our mental and physical health, and while further research is needed, it’s certain that phones create plenty of teen issues. Cell Phones and Teens: Distance Between Parent and Child It’s...

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How Important are Extracurricular Activities?

Posted by on Oct 15, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Extracurricular Activities and a Teen’s Future Most parents want to see their children thrive in school, and part of that is doing well in extracurricular activités. Whether it’s football or math club, the opportunity to participate in extracurricular learning offers plenty of benefits and should not be missed. Teen School Activities: What Are the Benefits? 1. Improved Social Skills Teen self esteem develops partially through learning social skills, and sports and other activities offer the chance to interact with peers in ways...

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How Important is it for Your Teen to Give Back?

Posted by on Oct 8, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I find myself posting this at least every other year because I really believe that it is important to teach your kids to give back.  Kids are very ME Centric and if you don’t have them giving back, they can get too wrapped up in themselves. It Makes sense because we act like the world revolves around them from the time they are born. So when they become teens they actually believe that the world revolves around them. It’s our job to teach them that it doesn’t. The best way I know to do this is to get them involved in...

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Having a Good Mother Daughter Relationship

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Working on Your Adult Mother Daughter Relationship: It’s Never Too Late Even if you and your daughter did nothing but fight during her teenage years, you can make positive changes by working on your adult mother daughter relationship now. No matter how much the two of you clash, you need each other. Your daughter will need you at 35 just as much as she needed you at 15, and you will need her as you grow throughout life as well. The Adult Mother Daughter Relationship: Cultivating Positivity with a Retreat Many people don’t realize...

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Creating boundaries with your Teen

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Setting and Sticking to Boundaries: How Clarity Can Prevent Teen Issues The only thing more difficult than sticking to boundaries is setting them in the first place. These days, parents are exposed to more opinions than ever before in history. If you’re strict, people will say you’re suffocating your kids. If you don’t set enough rules, people will say you’re spoiling them. It can get pretty frustrating. Boundaries and Teen Issues: Consistency is Key The boundaries you set will come down to your own personal beliefs about what’s right....

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Needing a Mothers Support at all Ages

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Triggers, Empathy and Support: The Healing Benefits of an Adult Mother Daughter Retreat  It’s sometimes difficult for mothers and daughters to feel empathy for each other, and this is often due to being triggered. There are a few reasons that mothers and daughters have the ability to easily trigger one another. The connection between mother and daughter is deep, which means both are highly vulnerable. The wounds from a damaged connection can fester and worsen over time. A mother is such an important part of a daughter’s development that...

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Why is it so Hard to be with our Feelings?

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Emotion is a Sign of Strength: How Shunning Tears is Creating Teen Issues  As a society, we’re losing the ability to connect with our emotions, and it’s a frightening thing. How often have you overheard a parent telling their young child to stop crying? How often have you said this to your own kids? The Shunning of Emotion and the Numbing of Feelings Maybe you’ve never scolded your children for crying, but chances are that at some point in your life, you were told to toughen up, stop being so sensitive or stop being a “crybaby”. For many...

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