Parenting a Teen Girl: A Crash Course on Conflict, Communication and Connection with Your Teenage Daughter


Book Author: Lucie Hemmen, Ph.D. Book Author’s Bio: Luce Hemmen, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist. She works out of Santa Cruz, California. Dr. Hemmen has 20 years of experience in the field of clinical psychology. She obtained her … [Read more]

Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens + Teens


Book Author: Laura S Kastner, Ph.D. Book Author’s Bio: Laura S Kastner, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist. In addition to writing, she works as the associate professor of psychology at the University of Washington. In addition to Getting to Calm, … [Read more]

Is Your Teen Responsible Enough For A Summer Job?


Most teens are excited about getting their very first job. That job usually gives them a sense of adulthood and responsibility. Although you will only be just considering letting them work for a season, you want to make sure that you are making a … [Read more]

Tips For Talking About Tragedy With Your Teens


Talking about a tragedy with your teenaged children can be one of the toughest tasks that you might have ever faced. The tragedies can range from bereavement of a family member or someone in the neighborhood, the death of a pet, or a disaster at … [Read more]

Summer Job Options For Your Teen


Some teens will find that all they want to do during the long summer months are lay in bed, text, and play their electronic games. For others, summertime is filled with school, as they work hard to catch up on subjects they missed or work to get … [Read more]

5 Constructive Ways to Help Your Teen Deal with Stress


Teenagers go through a lot in their everyday lives. As adults, it can be easy to overlook their daily struggles, as often adults struggle with “bigger” problems on a daily basis. In schools today, there is a significant amount of bullying and peer … [Read more]

Opening Lines of Communication with Your Teen


Does it seem like the closer your child got to adolescence, the harder it became to communicate with them? It seems that once kids reach the age of 14 and older, they build some form of agreement to stop speaking with their parents. A lot of parents … [Read more]

Teaching Your Teen To Do The Right Thing


There is no simple way to raise a teenager appropriately. In fact, in order to do so, parents need a lot of patience, time, and determination on their side. As your teen begins to earn more freedom and develop their own sense of self, it will become … [Read more]