December 11, 2017

With Christmas approaching quickly, I am sure your child/teen is asking for a phone if they don't have one already.  Even if they do have a phone, this a great article to read.

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on Parent Cue.

By far, the number-on...

November 20, 2017

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PsychCentral.

A new study suggests that greater screen time — whether in the form of computers, cell phones, or tablets — may have contributed to a spike in depression and suicide-related behaviors and thought...

November 14, 2017

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on Psychology Today

 I recently had a conversation with a parent about why our teens are so anxious and depressed.  Many of the points addressed in this article were points we addressed. 

I would highly...

November 6, 2017

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PsychCentral.

A new study has found that when parents acknowledge the perspectives of their adolescent children and encourage them to express themselves, the kids have a stronger sense of self-worth, intrinsic...

October 23, 2017

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay.

Teen girls are much more likely to self-harm than boys, and the dangerous practice is on the rise.

That’s the conclusion of a new British study that also found a strong link between self-harm — pract...