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July 22, 2019

It is important to educate our teens on the importance of a healthy relationship. This means sharing the characteristics and signs of both health and unhealthy relationships. Therefore, it is vital to maintain an open line of communication, being able to give them the...

July 22, 2019

True love is something that everyone craves, desires, and hopes for. Many of us love the idea of being in love. However, sometimes we don't recognize the signs of unhealthy relationships, even though we feel deeply unhappy, lonely, or frightened. It can be hard to admi...

July 9, 2019

 1. Don't multitask

Be fully engaged in the conversation. Allow for all your attention to be focused on your child. This is the best way to actively listen and show your involvement in the conversation.

2. Use open-ended questions 

Ask questions that expand and enhance th...

June 12, 2019

1. Figure out the reason. Sometimes, other activities spark a child’s interest. Kids should be able to explore other activities to find their strengths and interests that could last long-term. Trying different activities allows the child to decipher.

2. Decide what your...

December 11, 2018

What it means to be a helicopter parent…

         Helicopter parents have a parenting style that includes overly hovering their children and being overly involved in their affairs. In most situations, helicopter parents want to take over and handle their children’s situ...

November 28, 2018

1.Get Involved

While some teens/adolescents may see this as their parents being overbearing it is important to know your child’s friends, peers, and interests. This will allow for you as the parent to engage in conversation that is casual as well as enjoyable. This will...

October 17, 2018

Having anxiety can be very strenuous when going about daily life. It's  heartbreaking when your child is living life through this circumstance. As a parent, taking your child to see a doctor and/or counselor is important and helpful on your part. However, you can take...

October 1, 2018

We all have our moments where we have a lot on our plate and feel exhausted and overwhelmed. You are not alone! According to the Anxiety and Depression Association in America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States affecting 40 millio...

September 14, 2018

“Do you even vape, bro?” Vaping and juuling is the new smoking and “in” activity among teens.

In a 2016 report from the US surgeon general stated, “a 900% increase e-cigarette use by high school students from 2011 to 2015”.

 The 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey no...

April 10, 2018

Self-medication is one of the many ways people young and old can sometimes turn to when looking to relieve stress, anxiety, unresolved trauma, depression, and other struggles of everyday life. It’s any time one tries to treat their own ailment without speaking to a doc...

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