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Summer Reading at Home – Learning and Fun for Kids and Teens! 

As the summer months approach, many parents may be wondering how they can keep their children entertained and engaged in educational activities while school is ...

Teenage Turbulence: Navigating Emotions and Mental Health in Adolescence

The teenage years are often described as a rollercoaster of emotions, with mood swings, intense feelings, and challenging behaviors being the hallmarks of adolescence. Navigating ...

Mindfulness for Kids and Teens – Information and Tips for Parents

In today’s fast-paced world, stress and anxiety have become prevalent issues among children and teenagers. With the pressure to excel academically, social challenges, and constant ...

Is Your Child Safe? Combating Bullying: Strategies to Protect Your Child

Bullying is a pervasive issue that affects many children and their families. It can lead to long-term emotional and psychological harm, affecting their well-being and ...

Unlocking the Communication Code: How to Talk and Connect with Your Kids

Effective communication is a cornerstone of any healthy relationship, and this is especially true when it comes to the parent-child dynamic. As parents, it is ...

Homework Battles? Conquer with Homework Charts and Organization Tips

Homework battles can be a common struggle for both parents and students alike. The pressure of completing assignments on time and the constant demand for ...

The Developmental Benefits of Chores for Kids & Teens

Whether your kids are preschoolers or teenagers, there are benefits to giving them chores to do around the house.  In a May 2022 research article ...

15 Valuable Life Skills to Teach Your Teen as They Prepare for Adulthood

As a parent, your job is to take care of your children until the day arrives when they can strike out on their own. While ...

How to Talk to Your Teen About Vaping

Recently, the US surgeon general issued an advisory on teen use of e-cigarettes, with experts also stating that it’s reaching epidemic proportions. Alcohol and cigarette ...

Identifying Social Anxiety in Teens

Although anxiety disorders affect one in eight children, they often go unrecognized as mental health issues in teens. Social anxiety disorder, in particular, can take ...

College Packing List: What Every College Student Needs

Is your child heading off to college this fall? Packing for college can be stressful for both kids and parents. Whether your son or daughter ...

How to Keep Children Safe Online In Six Steps

The Internet has become a part of everyday life, and it’s hard for the younger generation to imagine a day without it. As well as ...

How to Raise a Happy Teenager

  Teen depression is a serious problem in America, with an estimated 20% of adolescents suffering depression at some stage. Changing hormones make life tough ...

How to Talk to a Teenager

Parents often feel an insurmountable communications barrier is developing between themselves and their teens. There’s frequently an inclination to ignore it and put it down ...

Creating Boundaries for Teens

  Children of all ages need boundaries, but teens may need them most of all. Though it’s tempting and may seem logical to give your ...

6 Reasons to Take the Car Keys Away from Your Teen

When teens begin to drive, the event signals another step toward independence. It can also be a time of high stress for parents. The common ...