December 11, 2017
repost by Ryan Smith
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
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...
October 16, 2017