Archives for November 2021

Teen Crisis: A Parents Guide to Reaching Out

At Sundance Canyon Academy, we hear from many parents who are at the end of their rope. Their teen’s behavior has gotten out of hand, and they don’t know what else to do. Today, we are writing on the topic of reaching out for help when you can’t keep dealing with your defiant teen anymore. Read more..

Why You Need to Start Spending At Least 20 Minutes With Your Teen Daily

At Sundance Canyon Academy, we have worked with countless families who have lost the relationship that they once had. Parents feel like their kids have drifted away, and they don’t know what to do about it. Today, we are writing on this topic to help parents learn new ways to spend quality time with their Read more..

Helping Kids Through Panic Attacks at School

All kids are going to feel anxious at school sometimes. Students are held to high expectations with tests and classroom behavior, and there’s a lot of social pressure. Schools are a huge source of anxiety for most kids but especially for kids with anxiety disorders. The pressure can overwhelm them and can lead to panic Read more..

How to Start Having Family Meetings

Having family meetings is a great way for family members to stay connected. It’s easy to get distracted by our own lives and lose focus on the bigger picture. Every family member has their things going on, but you still have to function as a family unit and care for each other. Creating a space Read more..

What Parents Need to Know About ODD in Teens

At Sundance Canyon Academy, we have worked with numerous families struggling with issues common to teens with ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder). Teens with ODD present a specific set of problems that can cause chaos in the home. We are writing on this topic to provide parents with the information they need to address ODD in Read more..

What Does RAD look like in Kids?

Teens and tweens are renowned for being moody and standoffish. During this phase of life, kids tend to get a little more self-conscious and worry about their peers’ thinking of them. This social anxiety can drive them to be rude and to prioritize the wrong things. They might care so much about what others think Read more..