https://vimeo.com/339379034 https://www.empoweredhomes.org/resource/addressing-stress/ Studies show that kids are more stressed than ever before. In this Power Parenting video, Bobby Cooley explains the difference between healthy and unhealthy stress. He also provides some ideas that parents can implement to help their kids manage their stress.
By Focus on the Family Six ideas for starting conversations with reluctant teens How do you start a conversation with a reluctant teen? Here are six ideas to try. 1. Talk about a “neutral” issue. Not every conversation has to be about feelings and relationships. Read a book and discuss the choices the characters made. … Continue reading How to Talk to a Reluctant Teen
By Paul White Helping your teens build a foundation for how to work well and to be better prepared for their future. One day my teenage twin sons decided they didn’t want to help around the house. One said, “All we do is work! We go to school, then to practice. We come home and have … Continue reading Preparing Your Teen for the Work World
Photo by vjapratama from Pexels “I hope she doesn’t break his heart.” A mom, in particular, is naturally concerned about her son when he begins dating. She wants to protect him from any pain. A dad tends to worry a little more about his daughter. He just wants to protect her from the boys! We parents … Continue reading 12 Red Flags to Share with Your Dating-Age Son Written by Lori Wildenberg
By Jerusha Clark Have you ever wondered what your teen is thinking? Jerusha Clark unpacks three ways your teen’s brain is changing and what you can do to parent more effectively in the midst of the drama.As the mother of 15- and 16-year-old daughters, I’m often puzzled by what my teens are thinking. In fact, … Continue reading How Your Teen Thinks