Parenting Teens and Tweens
24 Inspiring Quotes to Help Your Anxious Teenager
With daily stressors such as school, jobs, or even college admissions, it’s no wonder why there has been an increase in stress and anxiety disorders in teenagers. According to a CDC report, a combined 20 million children between the ages of 3 and 17 were…
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Mental Health Issues Stopped My Son From Graduating High School On Time
This is an anonymous post by a Parenting Teens and Tweens reader. My son won’t graduate high school when I thought he would, and I’m okay with it. Almost 18 years ago, my son sprang from the womb, ready to conquer the world. He was…
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Why Teens Lack Motivation And How To Help Your Teen Be More Motivated
If you are feeling frustrated with an unmotivated teenager, you are not alone. Many parents are fighting the same non-stop battles with their teens to get them to engage with life on many fronts. However, please take heart, a lack of motivation in teenagers is…
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CHANGING THE COLLEGE CONVERSATION
There is no ONE path to success when it comes to the choices our teens make post-high school. The college admission process is out of control and so are the costs to attend college. It’s time to start changing the college conversation. There needs to be less focus on rankings and we all need to start questioning what we are doing to the mental health of our teens with the demands being placed on them to get into their dream colleges. Instead, parents talk to their teens about how to fulfill their dreams – so they can not just survive but thrive in this challenging and ever-changing world.
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PARENTING TEENS TIPS
What do you do when your teen daughter no longer wants to be seen with you? Or when your chatterbox son starts responding only in grunts and sighs? Even if some of these teen stereotypes don’t happen in your house, chances are your relationship with your adolescent is changing. The good news is while parenting teens is hard, you don’t have to do it alone. Here are a few of our favorite parenting teens tips to develop a strong connection with your big kid.