Helping your Teen Think Positive

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...

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Help our Teen Have a Healthy Body Image

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...

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Developing Life Skills in your Teen

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...

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Keeping your Teen Busy this Summer

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,...

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Mentoring, Retreats and Online Courses for Teens

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...

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Mother Daughter Relationship Issues

Working Through Relationship Issues at Mother Daughter Retreats Mother daughter relationship issues are common. Whether you’re a mom who worries that you and your daughter will never get along or a daughter who feels misunderstood by your mom, it might seem like your issues are insurmountable. That isn’t true. Your bond is one of the most powerful connections that exists, which means your problems can be healed if you’re both willing to work at it. Overcoming Mother Daughter Relationship Problems If you’re struggling to get along with...

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