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The Secret to Raising Confident Teens in a Confusing World

Raising teens is tricky business. 

Teens are in this weird transition space where they aren’t really kids anymore, but they aren’t really adults yet either. 

On one hand, we want to shield them from the evils of this world for as long as we possibly can. On the other hand, we want to do our part to make sure they become happy, healthy, well-adjusted adults. 

That means we can’t treat them like kids, because they’re not.  Read more

6 Symptoms of General Anxiety in Children

Watching your child wrestle with tough emotions and struggle through anxiety is so difficult. As parents, we just want to take away their pain. 

We want to help.

The best way we can do that is to be informed. Recognize the signs of anxiety and make sure you follow up with their primary care provider if you ever suspect more than a standalone stress episode. Read more

5 ways Audiobooks can Help your Struggling Reader (no matter their diagnosis)

The ability to read opens up a world of possibilities for a child of any age.  

Diving into a great story offers an experience unlike any other. Your child can escape to a faraway land, become a prince or princess with a fairytale ending, or even save the world from an evil villain plotting destruction and doom. And it can all be done from the comfort of home!

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4 Simple Steps to Helping your ADHD Teen Create a Nighttime Routine that WORKS

When you have a teen with ADHD, getting anywhere on time can be a real struggle. It doesn’t have to be this way though. Set them up for success now, and in the future, with a few new habits that are highly effective and easy to put into practice.

It is commonly thought that with an ADHD diagnosis comes a complete lack of focus. In actuality, it’s having difficulty maintaining focus where needed. This is why lists, alarms, and visual cues are so important in helping those with an ADHD diagnosis stay on track.  Read more

Celebrating the New Year with your Teens

As 2019 comes to a close, it’s a great time to start thinking about our vision for 2020. Embarking on not just a new year, but an entirely new decade can really bring to mind those dreams we’ve put off for so long.

When you sit down and begin to pen those new year’s resolutions, here’s a novel thought! Why not include your children?  Read more

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