Posts tagged high school
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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Preparing for the Expense of Having an Adult Child

As teens prepare to become adults, so do parents need to prepare their own wallets. The cost of having an adult child far outweighs those preschool costs and extra sports activities. Ray FitzGerald, an educator and writer, shares his thoughts about preparing for fully-grown kids.

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Staying Connected During the Teenage Years

Staying connected to your growing teen who is itching for independence can be tricky. As you pull close, they pull away. We talked with Cindy Kaplan, Parenting Coach, to discuss ways parents can keep a strong connection throughout the tween and teen years.

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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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"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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How to Help Your Teen Cope with their Anxiety

It can be hard to watch your son or daughter struggle with anxiety. Dr. Kathleen Hart, a licensed psychologist who works with children, teens and young adults who struggle with anxiety and eating disorders, shares her thoughts on how parents can help their teens cope with anxiety.

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6 Tips to Ease Anxiety in Your Teen Caused by Tragedies in the Media

In the wake of the recent school shootings at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, it’s hard to know when or how to approach the topic with your teen. This is one of those conversations that we wish we didn’t have to have with our children, but unfortunately, for tweens and teens, it’s not something we can sweep under the rug. Get advice from experts on how to ease your teen's anxiety.

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