Archives for March 2021

What’s The Difference Between Distress And Stress In Teen Boys?

When teenage boys experience too much negative stress, they look for ways to reduce the stress and level back out. Some find healthy coping mechanisms like joining a sports team or playing music. Others develop negative coping skills like drinking or doing drugs. In both situations, the teens blow off some steam and calm back Read more..

Challenges Unique To Gen Z

Each generation comes with its own set of pros and cons. Being born during a certain time in history gives us a perspective unique from other age groups. “Gen Z” refers to anyone born between 1997 and 2012. Today’s Gen Z kids range in age from 9 (still a kid) to 24 (a young adult). Read more..

How To Deal With A Teen Who Refuses To Do Their Chores

Having a teen who refuses to do their chores is tough! Not only do you have to provide a home, food, clothing, and everything else your child needs, you’ve also got to convince them to do their chores. Though it can be maddening to see that your teen hasn’t done their chores, try not to Read more..

Put Differences With Your Ex Aside To Help Your Struggling Teen

Divorce is hard on everyone. If you’re going through a divorce, you’re bound to have some hard feelings towards your ex. And in all likelihood, they probably have some hard feelings towards you too. The whole process is stressful, hurtful, and generally upsetting. You probably just want it to be done as fast as possible Read more..

Is Your Son Too Positive? Is That A Thing?

When we talk about “toxic” traits in people, positivity rarely comes up. Positivity is typically thought of as a good thing. Looking at the bright side of a bad situation and generally staying optimistic are both pretty good traits. However, toxic positivity does exist. It’s just a little harder to spot. If you are worried Read more..

Is Your Teen Too Into TikTok?

Social media addiction has become problematic in the past few years for both teens and adults. Social media apps like TikTok are designed to keep users engaged and make sure that they keep coming back for more. App designers have done a great job incorporating features that lure us back to our smartphones even when Read more..