Growing Teens

Zombie Apocalypse or Adulthood?

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Is your teen ready for the next zombie apocalypse but not to be an adult? It’s funny how we view them as growing up but never think of them as adults often until it’s too late to make a difference. From the moment they become pre-teens they are learning to be adults. Are you being […] Read more…

Nagging won’t work – let them fail

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We don’t want our teenage children to forget everything they need, so we start reminding and nagging them – even though we know it doesn’t work, even though we know it can be destructive, even though it does more harm than good. But we do it anyway because we don’t want to see them fail […] Read more…

What to do if you Miss the Signs of Bullying

Bullying is a significant problem for teens in the US. Data from a 2014 meta-analysis of more than 80 studies found that around 35 percent of teens between the ages of 12 and 18 experienced some form of bullying in “real life,” while approximately 15 percent were the victims of cyberbullying – or bullying online. […] Read more…

What is “Failure to Launch” Syndrome?

As parents, we want to develop our teens into confident, intrepid young people, ready to take on the world. Not only do we wish to give them the technical skills for success in the modern workplace, but also the emotional courage to stand on their own two feet and carve out a life for themselves. […] Read more…