News The following news articles provide helpful information for parents of teens that are struggling with mental health issues: • Mental Health Struggles are Common Among Teens: https://www.webmd.com/parenting/features/mental-health-struggles-are-common-among-teens#1 • Helping Your Teen Overcome Mental Health Challenges: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/tween-and-teen-health/in-depth/teen-mental-health/art-20046477 • Mental Health Issues in Teens: What Parents Need to Know: https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/mental-health-issues.html • Signs a Teen Might Need Mental Health Help: https://www.verywellmind.com/signs-a-teen-might-need-mental-health-help-4129233 Articles The following articles provide helpful information for parents of teens that are struggling with mental health issues: • 8 Tips for Supporting a Teen with Mental Health Challenges: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/more-precisely/201
Our family’s recent and first experience with COVID reminded me what’s truly important in life. Yes, the dreaded COVID finally hit our family and I was a single parent for nearly two weeks. Shortly after my sister’s funeral during the holidays, our family was longing for respite. No more bad news, please. A few days…
"I wish they understood how the definition of 'success' has changed. My folks lived on one teacher's salary, bought a home and cars, raised three children, had no student loan debt, and retired at 65. That way of life is no longer available to future generations."
No matter how we approach raising our children, there are times we’ll feel physically, mentally, or emotionally exhausted. Maybe all of the above. We’re only human, of course, but it may also be that we’re taking on more than we need to — depleting our energy with roles and tasks that are better left to our child. In this … Continued
I wanted to kick off the holiday season with a Christmas read and thought this book would fit the bill. Always in December, by Emily Stone isn’t exactly what I expected, but an okay read nonetheless. Every December, Josie writes a letter to her parents whom she lost on Christmas many years ago. On her […]