If you are struggling to get your teenager to meet minimal standards, you might have better luck raising the bar and expecting them to meet high standards.Continue reading
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All Kids Have Passion — Yes, Even Yours!
Know that your child or teen does have interests and you can play an important role in helping them develop and grow their interests. Here’s how:Continue reading
What Causes Good Students to Fall Behind & Play Catch-Up
Many kids start school strong only to fall behind and have to play catch-up, often with a big push at the end of the semester… basically, right around now.Continue reading
What to Do When Your Great Kid Displays Dark Depression
Meet Emma. Emma began avoiding social activities, dropped piano lessons, and started producing dark art and poetry. Her parents weren’t sure what to do next.Continue reading
How’s a Parent to Know if a Power Struggle Is Normal?
How is a parent to know when the power struggle they’re having with their teen is normal, and when it’s truly become a serious problem?Continue reading
How Our Kids Help Us Find & Heal Our Own Issues
If you notice a familiar pattern in your teen, ask yourself, “What’s my issue?” The answer to this question could create a healing opportunity for you both.Continue reading
What Is the Parent-Child or Parent-Teen Control Battle?
Control Battles use up the emotional resources in a family. And the longer it goes on, the more serious the impact will be on your teen’s development.Continue reading