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How to Help Your Teen Cope With a Breakup

How to Help Your Teen Cope With a Breakup

Watching your teen go through a rough patch in life is hard for any parent. Break-ups in particular can cause a lot of stress and if your teen is unsure of how to process their feelings, they may act out. Here are a few tips to help your child cope with a breakup:  Never downplay [...]
Depression in Young Children

Depression in Young Children

Although it is often difficult for parents of children under the age of five to accept, doctors now know it is possible for very young children to suffer from depression. Oftentimes, children who are depressed are thought to be shy, distant, lazy, stubborn, or defiant. Every child has a bad day and is sad or [...]
Spring Break Activities for Teens

Spring Break Activities for Teens

Spring break isn’t just for college students. Teens in high school can enjoy a vacation from school while also being productive at the same time. Around junior year of high school, most students begin preparing for college. Spring break is the perfect time to start the process. Here are a few activities for high school [...]
When Your Child Says “I’m Bored” During Spring Break

When Your Child Says “I’m Bored” During Spring Break

Spring break is full of fun, but during spring break children are never as occupied as they were during the school term. Due to increased downtime, you may find that your child is complaining about boredom more than usual. Below are a few tips to help you deal with excessive complaints of boredom. Make odd [...]
Spring Break: Safety for Teens

Spring Break: Safety for Teens

For teens, spring break gets a major renovation around senior year of high school. This transformation takes place primarily because by age 17, most teens have their driver’s license and are ready to hit the road. In preparation for spring break, teens often collaborate and plan overnight trips to nearby destinations. Although it is common [...]
Tips for Communication With Your Teen

Tips for Communication With Your Teen

Keep Communication Open Show an interest in your child’s activities by asking open-ended questions that limit one-word answers such as “yes,” “no,” and “fine.” Ask your child, “What did you do in gym class today?” along with comments such as “Tell me about school today” to extend conversations and find out more about his life [...]

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