Archives for July 2017

7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens

You’ve likely heard of the book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey, but maybe you aren’t ready to commit to reading another book that promises high but fails to deliver. So to save you some time, we’ve done the legwork for you and have compiled a list of the 7 habits Read more..

Pulling Your Child Out of Toxic Environments To See Progress

It can be incredibly hard for anyone to make progress when trapped in a negative environment. When we are in a toxic place, our work, motivation, and health all start to slide. The same holds true for troubled teenagers. Potentially Negative Environments There are various pitfalls associated with the different environments your teen may find Read more..

Parents Helping Teens To Disassociate Self Harming Behaviors

Self-harm behavior is a serious issue that afflicts many teenagers. According to HealthyPlace, nearly 90 percent of those who self harm begin during their teenage or adolescent years, and approximately 2 million cases are reported each year in the US. It is likely that the rate of occurrence is actually much higher because many cases Read more..

How To Get Your Teen To Understand The Importance Of Choices

Even the most well-adjusted teenagers struggle with making good choices at times. This is partially due to the fact that they are still developing mentally, physically and emotionally. It is well documented in scientific research that the frontal lobes of teenage brains are not fully connected, which can result in inefficient communication from one part Read more..

Working With Other Parents To Crowdsource Issues – Best Parenting Forums

You’ve heard the old saying “It takes a village to raise a child” and online communities can be great resources as your extended “village”. But not all parenting forums are well-regulated or maintained, and wading through all the bad to find the good ones can be a daunting task. Which is why we did it Read more..

Redirect Your Teen’s Aggression Into Endurance Sports

If you are dealing with a teen who has a lot of pent-up aggression, it seems logical to help them focus and release that aggression in a controlled manner. Endurance sports are ideal for this as they can help teach several key life lessons. Some of the basic benefits are: Mood boost – Exercise releases Read more..