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High Teen Achievers

Posted by on Dec 9, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Parenting High Achievers: Is Your Child Working Too Hard? Parents of high achievers have everything to be thankful for. Your kids are home studying when other kids are out cruising around causing problems. So, why do you feel so worried? Although it might seem like driven teens have it all together, that isn’t necessarily the case. A study from Arizona State University found that people who achieve greatness as teenagers are at high risk for substance abuse throughout early adulthood. Parenting Teens who are High Achievers If you want to...

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A Guidance of a Mother

Posted by on Dec 2, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Connect with Your Daughter to Encourage Her to Open Up Mother daughter relationships are never easy. Getting your teen to open up often feels impossible. If her mother isn’t guiding her, who will? When a teen is guided by her peers, it’s like the blind leading the blind. How can you cultivate closeness with your daughter while also providing her with an appropriate amount of space? 1. Find Creative Ways to Discuss Hard Topics Most teens don’t want their parents confronting them about uncomfortable topics. If you can get on...

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Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 26, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Happy Thanksgiving!   I just want to reach out and let each and everyone of you know how grateful I am for you. I am thankful for all the people who participate in making the world a better place. I am always talking about looking at your own triggers so that you don’t project them onto your kids. When you do this, it helps build self esteem in your children, helping them to come into a better place in themselves. When we do our own work on our own triggers, we can show up in a healthier way for our family. When we act out of our...

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Giving Your Teen Love

Posted by on Nov 25, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

How to Give Your Teen Love While also Giving Them Space Finding the balance between providing your teenagers with enough love and giving them a proper amount of space can be tough. You still want to hug your kids like you did when they were babies, but now, it seems like they can’t escape you fast enough. Teen issues with moodiness are common, but that doesn’t mean your child doesn’t still need your love. Accept Changes It’s not easy to see your baby dressing like a grown woman, talking about boys, and dreaming of her future. You want her to...

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Why are you Entertaining your Teen?

Posted by on Nov 18, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Teen Anxiety: Learning the Value of Quiet Time People need quiet time to process their thoughts and emotions. In the modern world, most of us are reading, watching, listening, or otherwise interacting with some form of media at every hour of the day. If it’s not social media, it’s television. If it’s not television, it’s the internet. Teen anxiety is at an all-time high. Could this constant stimulation be part of the problem? A Problem with Entitlement: Teen Issues with Entertainment A huge part of the problem is that many people feel...

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Healthy Teen Relationships

Posted by on Nov 11, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Signs of Healthy Teen Relationships Is your relationship with your teenage daughter strained? Is your everyday life a host of teen issues and dramas? Do you sometimes get so frustrated that you want to pull your own hair out? If you’re struggling to raise a teenager, you’re not alone. Things were tense before, but now, your daughter has a boyfriend, and things have gotten even worse. You know you need to give your daughter space to enjoy her dating life, but you have so many concerns. From substance abuse to unsafe sex, many teen issues can...

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Being a Bystander is Bullying

Posted by on Nov 4, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

What to Do if You Witness Teen Bullying If your kid has been lucky enough to avoid teen issues with bullying, you’re probably counting your blessings. However, what if your kid isn’t the one being bullied? Taking Action to Stop Teen Bullying: What to Do if You Witness Abuse If you or your teen is aware that a child is being bullied by another student or adult, it’s important to take action. There are a wide variety of bullying situations, and it might be safer to intervene in some situations versus others. If the Bullying is Violent If a kid...

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Teens Ability to Handle Emotions

Posted by on Oct 28, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Becoming Self-aware: How to Help Teens Handle Their Emotions A teens emotions can be difficult for a parent to deal with, but the reality is that most people could benefit from emotional healing. If you want to promote self-esteem and avoid teen issues, you’ll need to address your own emotional health as well as your teen’s. There are some things you can do as a family to promote emotional self-awareness. Teen issues don’t happen out of nowhere. While all teens will suffer some emotional turmoil due to the natural changes of adolescence and...

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The Importance of an Animal in a Kids Life

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Importance of Pets in a Teen’s Life If your kids have been bugging you about getting a family pet, it might be time to consider giving in. While pets can be a lot of work, they offer benefits that go far beyond how adorable they are. Animals bring out the best in us. They teach responsibility and compassion. Studies have shown they can even reduce anxiety. Learning to Care for Others Many teen issues involve selfishness. A teen’s brain isn’t fully developed yet, which can sometimes make it hard for them to focus on anyone other than...

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Are Girls Maturing Faster?

Posted by on Oct 14, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Mindset and Maturity: Young Girls are Growing Up Too Fast In many ways, the physical world is a reflection of our minds. When we believe we can do something, we will have a much easier time accomplishing it. Studies have shown that mindset outweighs socioeconomic background and other factors when it comes to career success. A growing body of research supports the idea that we can help heal our bodies by maintaining a positive perspective. Since our bodies respond to the way we think, it’s possible that kids can mature faster simply by...

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