Overcoming Teen Depression

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There is a huge difference in a teenager who is a bit moody and isolated from the family and a teenager that is depressed. Teenage depression is a serious matter that can impact the entire life of a teenager. Untreated depression in teens can lead to the use of drugs and alcohol, self inflicted harm, […]

Helping your Teen Beat Emotional Eating

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Unfortunately, there are not too many people that simply eat because they are hungry. Aside from eating for rewards, celebrations, and other occasions, there are some people that prefer to use food as a comfort or a means for relieving stress. The problem with becoming an emotional eater is that the emotional problem does not […]

Help for Bullied Children and Teens

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Those who have never been bullied before are less likely to understand the grave affects it can have on someone’s life. This is especially true for kids and teens as they are not yet equipped with the ability to handle negative matters on their own. Bullying has been known to leave kids feeling alone, hurt, […]

ADD & ADHD in Children and Teens

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ADD and ADHD are common acronyms used for Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Parents of children who have been diagnosed with these conditions often receive a diagnosis and treatment as the result of a long journey through countless doctors, therapists, and specialists. To be sure, many of the symptoms of ADD and […]

A Better Understanding of Child Abuse and Ways to Get Help

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Often when people think of child abuse, they think about a child that has been battered and has visible bruises and scars. While physical child abuse is the most visible kind, there are other forms of abuse that can leave scars that last much longer. The sooner a child who is being abused gets help […]

Recovering and Getting Treatment for Eating Disorders

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To someone suffering from eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, the inner battle of never feeling happy or good enough is challenging. In order to recover your sense of self you will have to learn to love yourself for exactly who you are. Escaping your eating disorder is not impossible no matter what your […]

Victimization in Schools

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Despite how safe you might believe your child’s school to be, there is research that suggest that school violence percentages are high and continue to rise. Studies have shown that about 45% of students admit to being victimized by one of their peers while the other percentage has witnessed peer victimization. What troubles some is […]

How to Tell If Your Teenage Daughter Is In An Abusive Relationship

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There comes a time when you have to let your little girl venture out into the world of dating. As an experienced adult you already know the dangers that might be out there for your daughter, but as a teenager whose hormones are all over the place, the dangers are nowhere to be found. As […]