Posts tagged teenager
Anxiety in Teens and Tweens: Is My Child Anxious? What Next?

Anxiety. It’s something we all feel. In fact, it’s normal to feel anxious.  It’s our body’s way of letting us know that something is unsafe or harmful. It’s our body’s way of revving up our energy supply so that we can run or hide or think quickly on our feet.  But what happens when that anxiety is something that you feel often, like every day? And it can sometimes, or all the time, get in the way of what you or your children want to do? Then, it’s a problem.

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How to Avoid Nagging and Yelling at your Teen: There is a Way!

No parent wants to nag or yell at their kids. But let’s face it, it happens. And when it does, no one feels good – you OR your kids. So how do we parent in a way that’s most effective, all while keeping our cool? We spoke with parenting guru, Amanda Houle, who is the host of the podcast and website, Parenting with a Punch about her philosophy and coaching experience on this topic.

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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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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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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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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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