communication, Parenting, School Age, SIngle Parent Life, Teens

Helping Tweens Navigate their Social World

Photo by Gaelle Marcel on Unsplash Tweens are incredibly tuned in to social relationships and as they get closer to the teen years, their peers become increasingly important. Whether they are an extrovert with a large social circle, or an introvert with one close friend, friendships will be a huge part of your child’s world.    We may be… Continue reading Helping Tweens Navigate their Social World

communication, Parenting, SIngle Parent Life, Teens

The positives of parenting tweens and teens: What’s going on inside your teen’s developing brain.

The adolescent years have a bad reputation for turning our sweet little children into hormonally driven, impulsive, lazy, moody teens, but--according to new research--the tween and teen years are really a time we can be excited about.

Dating, Parenting, Teens

Help your teen recover from a broken heart

Dealing with dating can be tough. Photo by Matt Nelson on Unsplash When our teens get into dating it can be pretty scary for us as parents. Suddenly our babies are in the adult world of love! Negotiating all those emotional, physical (Ahh!) and social aspects that come with relationships. But, considering most teenagers don't end up marrying… Continue reading Help your teen recover from a broken heart