Tweens & Teens
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.
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.
Are you sleep-deprived? Sleep Expert Rebecca Michi shares what a significant impact sleep-deprivation has on our mental health and weight gain.
Pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp discusses the difference between an energetic, slightly hyperactive child and a child with a true disorder such as ADHD.
We all know that divorced families are pretty common these days. All of us know people this has affected, and for many, we are the ones in the midst of it ourselves. Divorce is never easy, not for any of the parties involved. Even in the most amicable divorce, which is really quite rare, there […]