My Teen’s Valentine’s Sucks! How can I help?

Valentine’s Day can trigger many emotions for anyone in or out of a relationship. For teenagers, it can be especially challenging if their heart has been broken or if they feel alone. Social distancing, due to COVID-19 has minimized contact between our teens and their peers, as many high school students have opted to attend…

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Just Take the First Step

Have your heard people say the first step is always the harderst? Well it definitely can be the scariest. Just remember your first  your first kiss, your first job or holding your first baby. Kids are unique and they all bring their set of ideas and challenges (yes, mine too). Although the first step can…

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How to Handle Report Card Jitters

Report Cards Jitters

Report cards. Whether you wait for your teen to bring the printed copy home or view it online on the parent viewer, it can be a surprise to all parties involved. The best thing to do is to STAY CALM. If your teen shows up with a poor report card, here are a few tips…

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Is Your Teen Ready to Graduate?

Senior year already. I can’t hardly believe it. There is to think about before the cap and gown. Recently I attended the Senior Parent Meeting at my daughter’s high school. Several presenters revealed the long list of requirements prior to graduation. I couldn’t help but panic as they went down the daunting list related to…

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How Releasing My Blocks Helped My Teen Daughter Thrive

Do you ever find yourself warning your kids about the mistakes that you made, hoping they don’t make the same ones? Are you reading the latest parenting books and doing everything to be the best parent but still feeling like something is just not working? Then you are not alone.  That was me, just two…

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