The Teen Life
Summer Bucket List for Families
Get ideas on how to create a plan that the whole family will love and make this summer the best yet for you and your teen.
Getting Outside Ourselves
There is a mountain of research that correlates getting outside with improved mental health! But how much works and how do we get out more?
Imitation as a Form of Habit-Creation
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but what happens when we are transformed by our assimilation? How do we help teens imitate the right behaviors at the right time?
You can find it at school
The conversation around mental health and adolescents is more open than it has ever been before. Yet the disparity comes with access.
Dry January and Teens
Dry January could be a good time for you as a parent to practice, model, and educate on alcohol awareness and responsible drinking. Here are a few ideas.
Why Apologizing Matters for You and Your Kids
Parenting requires us to own our imperfections- and give ourselves grace. Apologizing is part of that process. So our kids can learn to do the same.
4 Benefits of Kindness
An article by the Baton Rouge Clinic outlines eight ways that being kind can actually be good for you, but I want to focus on four…
A Seat at the Table
Imagine going through all of the typical adolescent milestones, while feeling like you were the only one in the world experiencing them. It’s no wonder teens are lonely. But you can help.
Why teens need caring adults
When I was fifteen, I was thriving as much as a nerdy, idiotic, high school sophomore could. At least on the outside…
6 Soft Skills for Every Teen
After two years of quarantines and unorthodox school routines, it’s especially important to hone in on soft skills that will help teens succeed socially.