Below is a letter I wrote to my son, Bryce, before he left for college three years ago. Since he just recently graduated from Western Michigan University as a pilot, ... Read more
Source: Miranda Southern I hope you will make the investment into parenting your child and read Teen Speak for yourself. Grab a highlighter and be ready to make notes!
Source: Family Education Social media can have serious negative effects on your teen’s body image, mental health, and more. Dr. Jennifer Salerno, Nurse Practitioner and Founder of Possibilities for Change, ... Read more
Source: Dr. Laura It’s a scene from many teen movies and sitcoms: mom or dad sit their teen down for an introduction to the birds and the bees.
Source: Hitched Mag Most parents dread “the talk” about sex with their kids. Here’s why you shouldn’t and how you can still educate them.
Source: Wellness It’s always a fine line—do I bring it up? Is this the hill to die on? When it comes to Juul use among teens, it’s love at first ... Read more
Source: Thrive Global Here are some tips to get you started discussing the birds and the bees—and any other difficult topic—with your teen.
3 Tips to Keep Teens Safe in the Age of Social Media Sadie was tormented on Facebook and Instagram. Classmates would tell the 15-year-old to kill herself. Eventually, she did. ... Read more
Anyone parenting a teen has a list of dreaded words in the back of our minds that we never want to hear… “I’m pregnant.” “Last night. What? I can’t remember.” ... Read more
Source: Metro Detroit Mommy There is a central, carefully chosen word in that headline. If you were to change “with” to “at,” it would change the outcome completely. Talking with your ... Read more