Posts tagged teenagers
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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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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Why Raising Your Teenager Means Raising Yourself First as a Parent

When it comes to parenting, most expert advice is targeted on the child, but one parenting expert, Kim Hackett takes a different perspective. In this interview, Kim will discuss her parenting philosophy, Parenting You and why parenting is a self-reflective process starting by looking internally at yourself as a parent.

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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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