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Rules and Rebellion with Teens

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published January 3, 2015
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Many parents’ first instinct when a child reaches her teens is to clamp down on the rules. Suddenly, we want to run background checks on all her friends, accompany her on every trip to the mall, and listen in on her phone calls. But far from keeping a teen safe, turning up the Strict Meter only drives behavior underground. Stuff is still going on – you just no longer see it.

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10 Important Parenting Goals for 2015

By Kate Raidt
Published January 1, 2015
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If you want to build a better relationship with your kids, improve your child’s behavior and overall improve your family’s health, nothing will change unless you change.

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A Stranger Comes Home: How To Manage Your Returning College Student

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published December 18, 2014
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Your child will have learned how to be more independent and self-reliant than he was when he lived at home….This means that you’ll have to change your old ways of interacting with your child and accommodate his new, adult status.

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Sugar and hyperactivity in kids


Published November 16, 2014
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Some parents swear that sugar doesn’t cause hyperactivity in their children. See what nutritionist Cheryl Forberg and pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp have to say about children, sugar and hyperactivity.

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Is Your Child Keeping Secrets From You?

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published November 13, 2014
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Keeping secrets can become a trap. It’s the mechanism on which pedophiles, bullies and abusers rely. It’s the place where feelings can spiral out of control and lead to catastrophic consequences.

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teen-driver
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Start Now to Teach Your Child to Drive

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published November 7, 2014
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For most teens, the day they can legally drive is the moment they want to get behind the wheel. How can you make certain your child is ready when that time comes?

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Reading Behavioral Signs in Kids


Published November 6, 2014
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Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW coaches the parents of an 8-year old boy on how to read behavioral signs and help eliminate misbehavior and tantrums.

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Six Steps to Stopping Backtalk

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published October 28, 2014
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Backtalk might be normal but it’s not pleasant and the unpleasantness rubs off on everybody. Backtalk might be normal but that doesn’t mean you should ignore it. Instead, here are some strategies to try.

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Teen Rebel-cropped
 ARTICLE

Rules and Rebellion with Teens

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published January 3, 2015
Tags: , ,

Many parents’ first instinct when a child reaches her teens is to clamp down on the rules. Suddenly, we want to run background checks on all her friends, accompany her on every trip to the mall, and listen in on her phone calls. But far from keeping a teen safe, turning up the Strict Meter only drives behavior underground. Stuff is still going on – you just no longer see it.

Read more >
top-10
 ARTICLE

10 Important Parenting Goals for 2015

By Kate Raidt
Published January 1, 2015
Tags: , , , , , ,

If you want to build a better relationship with your kids, improve your child’s behavior and overall improve your family’s health, nothing will change unless you change.

Read more >
stranger comes home square
 ARTICLE

A Stranger Comes Home: How To Manage Your Returning College Student

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published December 18, 2014
Tags: , ,

Your child will have learned how to be more independent and self-reliant than he was when he lived at home….This means that you’ll have to change your old ways of interacting with your child and accommodate his new, adult status.

Read more >
teen-with-secret
 ARTICLE

Is Your Child Keeping Secrets From You?

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published November 13, 2014
Tags: , , , , , ,

Keeping secrets can become a trap. It’s the mechanism on which pedophiles, bullies and abusers rely. It’s the place where feelings can spiral out of control and lead to catastrophic consequences.

Read more >
teen-driver
 ARTICLE

Start Now to Teach Your Child to Drive

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published November 7, 2014
Tags: , , , ,

For most teens, the day they can legally drive is the moment they want to get behind the wheel. How can you make certain your child is ready when that time comes?

Read more >
backtalk
 ARTICLE

Six Steps to Stopping Backtalk

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published October 28, 2014
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Backtalk might be normal but it’s not pleasant and the unpleasantness rubs off on everybody. Backtalk might be normal but that doesn’t mean you should ignore it. Instead, here are some strategies to try.

Read more >
difficult-teenager
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Five Tips for Living With a Difficult Teen

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published October 24, 2014
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Here are some clues to what might be getting between you and your teenager, and how you can get along better than you are now.

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What If You Dislike Your Teen’s Friends?

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published October 14, 2014
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Short of keeping your children locked up at home, how can you protect your child from nefarious people who would do them harm? Here are some ways…

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 VIDEO

Sugar and hyperactivity in kids

Published November 16, 2014
Tags: , , , ,

Some parents swear that sugar doesn’t cause hyperactivity in their children. See what nutritionist Cheryl Forberg and pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp have to say about children, sugar and hyperactivity.

Play >
Screen Shot 2012-05-07 at 12.51.30 PM
 VIDEO

Reading Behavioral Signs in Kids

Published November 6, 2014
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Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW coaches the parents of an 8-year old boy on how to read behavioral signs and help eliminate misbehavior and tantrums.

Play >
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How to keep a strong relationship with your child during the teenage years

Published October 12, 2014
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Many parents have a strong relationship with their child when they are young, but the child starts becoming distant during the teenage years. Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson and Katie Malinski LCSW share how parents can help keep a close relationship with their kids during the teenage years.

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3 Keys to Parenting Teenagers

Published October 9, 2014
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Parenting teenagers can be a tough job! Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW coaches a mother of five teenagers on the 3 keys to parenting teenagers successfully.

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How to Get Your Teenager to Open Up and Talk About Their Day

Published September 12, 2014
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Do you find it difficult to get your teenager to talk to you? Parenting Coach Katie Malinski, LCSW, role plays with Kate Raidt on how to get your teenager to open up and talk about their day.

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Is Junk Food Causing ADHD, Depression or Other Mental Health Conditions?

Published September 11, 2014
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Can sweet drinks, cookies, chips, crackers, sodas and processed foods really be that bad? Nutritionist Cheryl Forberg and Pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp discuss how junk food has a greater impact on your mental health than you might think.

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Is There Such a Thing as a “Bad Kid”?

Published September 10, 2014
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Parenting Coach Katie Malinksi LCSW answers the question “Is there such a thing as a bad kid?”. Her answer might surprise you.

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Siblings fighting: How much is too much?

Published June 8, 2014
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Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson and Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW discuss with Kate Raidt the difference between normal sibling squabbles – and when sibling fighting or rivalry has gone too far.

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