Posts in Life Skills
How to Help Your Tween or Teen Find Balance in an Overscheduled World

As we know, most tweens and teens are overscheduled with juggling activities, sports, homework, jobs and more. On top of this, their social lives become a lot more important, and with the addition of social media, the lure of constantly comparing themselves to others becomes omnipresent. We spoke with Jonathan Wolf, owner and founder of YouTime Coaching for advice on how to best support our kids during a time when they are pulled in multiple directions.

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Teaching Children About Credit and Savings Should Top Parents’ To-Do List

Teaching your tweens and teens about not only the value of a dollar, but HOW to manage those dollars is essential to their transition into adulthood. In this guest post, Ray FitzGerald provides easy-to-implement tips for parents to teach their children how to save and manage credit.

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Teach Your Teen Time Management Skills (And Free Yourself from Managing Them!)

Some kids are programmed naturally to time manage—others not so much. Does your teen meet deadlines successfully, achieve goals, and have enough time for self-care? If they haven’t yet achieved these skills, read on for how to guide them through the process and set them up for success in the future.

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8 Essential Tips to Teach your Teen about Money

Now’s the perfect time to teach the next generation how to handle their money. Julie Morgenlender, a Financial Freedom Coach, shares easy practical tips that can help you teach your teen about how to handle and manage money to set them up for their future.

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How to Bring Mindfulness into your Relationship with your Tween or Teen

The practice of mindfulness can help you, as a parent, cultivate a healthy and supportive relationship with your teen. Dr. Matt Hersh, a licensed clinical psychologist, breaks it all down for you.

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"Parents These Days": Setting clear expectations for a responsible, self-starting teenager

Today’s generation of teenagers isn’t known to be the most ambitious bunch, but there are things that we, as parents, can do to prepare them to tackle challenges head on and accept responsibility. High School teacher and mom of 2, Jess Foster, shares tips to raise responsible, self-starting teenagers ready for adulthood.

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