BLOG

Teen Social Issues

Posted by on Aug 5, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Harsh Negatives of Teen Issues: Creating Positive Energy in Your Teen’s World As a parent, you want more than anything to promote teen self esteem. Parents have always wanted their kids to feel good about themselves and do well in life, but in the modern world, teens are dealing with more pressure than ever. This can be difficult for parents. Many of us grew up in different times, and we can’t relate to what it’s like to be a teen today. That’s why we need to work harder than ever to help our kids cultivate positivity. Fighting Teen...

read more

How to Get Your Teen to Eat Better

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Teen Diet: Promoting Healthy Eating without Being Too Extreme Teen diet can be a difficult thing to discuss. You want to promote healthy eating, but you also understand that teen issues with body image and self-esteem can be quite sensitive. You don’t want to come off like you’re criticizing your daughter or telling her that she needs to lose weight, but you want to promote teen health. What’s a parent to do? 1. Make Changes Slowly If your family has never had healthy eating habits, and you’re interested in changing that now, it’s wise to...

read more

Slang Words for Drugs for Teens

Posted by on Jul 22, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Avoid Teen Issues by Watching for Drug-related Slang Words As parents, we’re often told to keep an eye on what our teens are doing with their phones. The choice to monitor all text messages and web activity is up to the individual parent. It makes sense to allow well-behaved older teens their privacy, but for younger teens, keeping an eye on social media can be a smart way to avoid teen issues. Monitoring Social Media to Check for Teen Issues: Slang Words to Watch For If you’ve made the decision to keep track of what your kids do online, you...

read more

Helping your Teen Think Positive

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

How Positive Thinking Can Help with Teen Issues It’s difficult for most teens to practice positive thinking. They face a lot of pressures in school and in their social lives. They also might be around a lot of negative influences. Being an optimist is a life skill, and it’s highly underrated. Having a positive viewpoint can make life much easier. Teen Issues with Positivity: Helping Shift Your Teen’s Mindset 1. Preach the Importance of Positivity Society tends to lean toward the negative. We must fight against this by stressing the importance...

read more

Help our Teen Have a Healthy Body Image

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Promoting Healthy Body Image in Teen Girls A healthy body image sometimes feels like an elusive thing. We know it’s part of living our best lives, but have any of us achieved it? Perhaps the reason it’s so hard is that we were never taught to love ourselves as teens. Body image has always been difficult for young women, but in today’s era of Instagram perfection and high expectations, teaching our girls to cherish their bodies has become harder than ever. 1. Discussing the Variations of the Human Body It’s important to discuss body image with...

read more

Developing Life Skills in your Teen

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

How to Help Your Teen Develop Good Life Skills Too many teen issues are caused by a lack of life skills. Generations ago, kids played an active role in taking care of the family home. Through carrying out a set of chores and handling daily responsibilities, they learned a lot of life skills. Many of today’s kids are overburdened with academic work and extracurricular activities instead of being taught the basic skills they’ll need to thrive. Skills for Life: What Teens Need to Learn 1. Managing a Budget Money management is one of the...

read more

Keeping your Teen Busy this Summer

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

How to Keep Teens Busy During Summer Vacations We’re heading into another summer, which means busy moms and dads will yet again be left with the task of finding a way to occupy their kids during the day. Making sure that kids have something to do during their summer vacations is the best way to help them avoid teen issues, but it’s not always the easiest thing to accomplish. 1. The Summer Job Teen summer jobs are ideal if your kids are old enough to work. A job is an excellent way to teach responsibility, time management, money management,...

read more

How Porn can Affect your Teen in a Negative Manner

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019 in Teen issues | 0 comments

How Porn Can Cause Teen Issues It’s common for all kids to have their own phones these days. A few generations ago, such a concept would’ve been unheard of. Now, parenting articles talk about how we must let our kids connect using the internet and how it would be hindering their social lives if we don’t. It’s interesting how kids survived for millennia without these things, and now, they’re suddenly considered necessities. The Dangers of the Internet: How Porn Can Lead to Teen Issues Whether or not you believe that kids should be allowed...

read more

Teen Anxiety on the Rise

Posted by on Jun 10, 2019 in Teen issues | 0 comments

Teen Issues with Anxiety: Is Too Much Homework to Blame? It’s no secret that teen anxiety is becoming an epidemic. Every teen I mentor these days is dealing with anxiety. Although teen issues have always been common, kids from past generations did not suffer from such extreme mental health problems in such a widespread way. What has changed, and what can parents do to help their kids? Too Much Homework: Teen Anxiety and the Increasing Workload When it comes to teen issues with anxiety and depression, there are various theories on the cause of...

read more

Mentoring, Retreats and Online Courses for Teens

Posted by on Jun 3, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are looking for a way to help your teen have a better sense of self, manage their life in a more mature way and open up to you the parent more, please check out all of the different options I have available. I have mentoring programs for both teens and parents that get to the core issues and work through them, allowing for a more authentic relationship between the parent and teen. The mentoring program takes a little longer than the retreat but is very effective in helping teens own their part in their own behaviors and the parents see...

read more
Learn more about the Award Winning Book My Feet Aren't Ugly by Debra Beck