From preschoolers to teens, kids need to feel comforted and safe. At the same time, they deserve to know the truth. How can you balance reassurance with honesty?
Social distancing can have a serious impact on your mental health. Fortunately, there are ways to mitigate the risk of emotional isolation.
Anxiety and depression among teens is skyrocketing. But is it fair to point the finger at social media as the culprit?
One of the greatest gifts you can give an introvert is respect for their emotional needs. If that introvert is you, these strategies can help you maintain your emotional equilibrium.
If you’re not feeling the holiday cheer this year, it could be a case of the holiday blues. It could also signal something more serious. These strategies can help you find joy in the season.
Dealing with toxic relatives can be particularly complicated around the holidays, when obligation and guilt create seemingly unbreakable ties to your family of origin.
Teen stress is on the rise. As a parent, when does it make sense to step in and offer to help your teen learn to manage their stress?
Couples therapy provides a safe environment for couples to explore their differences and bridge the gaps in their relationship. Are you considering couples counseling, but don't know if it's right for you—or what to expect?
As a parent, you play a pivotal role in empowering your teen. The words you choose can have a profound effect on their self-confidence. Choose wisely!
Women who endure trauma often ignore the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). But that won’t make them disappear. If you’re experiencing the symptoms of PTSD, finding help sooner rather than later can save you years—even decades—of anguish.
From starting middle or high school to enduring a breakup, transitions can be hard for teens. As the parent of an adolescent, it’s important to recognize the transitions in your child’s life, and to lend support as they navigate through these changes.
As your kids enter adolescence, natural consequences become can much harder to live with, and logical consequences feel impossibly difficult to enforce. It’s up to you to decide which battles are worth fighting—especially with your adolescent.