Posts tagged middle 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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These Three Parenting Steps Can Make All The Difference With Your Tween

Developmentally, tweens and adolescents have an increasing desire for autonomy, independence and control. In this guest post, Karen Kraut, MPH, discusses how the Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) parenting approach taps into your tween’s desire for autonomy, paving the way for a smooth and peaceful relationship with your tween.

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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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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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