Parents who learn how to “translate” teenage behavior will be able to understand and respond in ways that are more effective and more loving.
Summer is coming and your teen might be thinking of looking for work. In a tight economy, job hunting is more frustrating than ever and especially for kids. So here are some tips to consider with your child that might help him or her figure this out and get hired.
The foods you eat will contribute more (or less) to your mental health, job performance, energy, disease, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stress, sleep, behavior in kids, academic performance, self-esteem and overall happiness than any other aspect of your life.
In the summer of 2009 my daughter joined the YMCA co-ed soccer league. One of her teammates was a boy named Hayden. Hayden’s mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, aunts and uncles all gathered every Saturday morning, decked out in burnt orange, to cheer Hayden on. But Hayden hated soccer.
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.