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Boarding Schools Help With Teens That Run Away From Home

Boarding Schools Help With Teens That Run Away From Home

There is nothing like the panic-filled rush of adrenaline when a parent goes to check on their teenager during the night, only to find that their teen is missing. Or the parent who waits for their teen to return home from school, only to see the hours tick by until it is clear—their teen isn’t[...]

What You Can Do If Your Teen Refuses To Go To School

What You Can Do If Your Teen Refuses To Go To School

It is one thing to have a seven-year-old declare that they won’t go to school. Their refusal can be a little cute, especially if you can still easily pick them up and load them into the car. But when it is your teen refusing to go to school, things are a bit more serious. If[...]

My Son Is A Chronic Liar. What Can I Do?

My Son Is A Chronic Liar - What Can I Do

Being lied to by your child is frustrating. Whether the lies are obvious or you catch them later, feeling betrayed, frustrated, upset, angry, and hurt is natural. Like most parents catching their teenage sons in a lie, you likely have had many talks and consequences for the lies, yet the lies persist. As we work[...]

How Therapeutic Boarding Schools Treat Teenage Apathy

How Therapeutic Boarding Schools Treat Teenage Apathy

Most parents of teens have heard their teens express things like, “Whatever, nothing really matters,” or “I don’t care” at some time or another. But when that apathetic attitude is the constant response, it is time for parents to intervene. Sometimes, a simple redirection of attention or a reduction in the burdens your teen is[...]

Out-of-Control Teenager Needs an Out-of-State Therapeutic Boarding School

Out-of-Control Teenager Needs an Out-of-State Therapeutic Boarding School

Parenting an out-of-control teenager can require more intensive solutions than simply grounding, extra chores, and in-depth rules can provide. While these interventions may work on a teen that is just acting out and testing boundaries, genuinely out-of-control teens often need out-of-state therapeutic boarding schools to get their lives back on track. If you aren’t sure[...]

Family Participation in a Strong Aftercare Plan Following Therapeutic Treatment

Family Participation in a Strong Aftercare Plan Following Therapeutic Treatment

Having your teen come home after a stay in therapeutic treatment can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Most residential treatment programs for troubled teens require at least a six-month stay, which means your teen has been away from home for a good amount of time. Yet, as exciting as it can be to have your[...]

Your Teen is a Bully, Now What?

Your Teen is a Bully, Now What

For some parents, their first indication that their teenager is struggling is finding out that their teen is bullying others. Troubled teens, particularly teenage boys, can become aggressive when they experience difficulties of any sort. While the idea that bullying among children and teens is a normal part of growing up, it can have highly[...]

I Don’t Feel Like Boot Camp Is The Answer, So What Can I Do For My Son?

Residential Treatment for Teen Boys

There is a certain amount of pop culture surrounding the myth that all a troubled teen boy needs is to attend a boot camp or military school to get him back in line. Problem is, the images portrayed in various TV shows and movies are far from reality. For instance, most military schools are considered[...]

Suspecting Sexting? How to Talk to Your Teen About Sexting

Suspecting Sexting How to Talk to Your Teen About Sexting

Talking with a teen about sexting is not a conversation that most parents want to have ever. Unfortunately, if you suspect that your teen is engaging in sexting, it is up to you to step in as their parents. Since approaching your teen about your suspicious regarding sexting can be tough, Sundance Canyon Academy has[...]

Teen Vaping Epidemic: What Parents Need to Know To Take Action

Teen Vaping Epidemic: What Parents Need to Know To Take Action

The conversation surrounding e-cigarettes and vaping has undergone quite a revolution since the introduction of this cigarette alternative about a decade ago. Initially, e-cigarettes were lauded as a safe way to quit smoking and other tobacco products. However, that initial campaign didn’t factor in the trendy appeal of vaping. Now, many parents are shocked to[...]