1. Connecting With Your Teen

    An all too familiar world is that of a teenager. Learning social and academic skills while trying to deal with hormonal changes is something few of us would go back to, no matter the payout. Perhaps an even more difficult aspect of the teenage world, is being the parent of one. You don’t need to wait long after mentioning the age of your child for the comments to start. Too often, parents will l…Read More

  2. A Child’s Brain in Middle School

    Middle school years can be some of the most difficult for young adolescents to go through. In the midst of stepping into a new educational atmosphere, they are also navigating social relationships, all the while being bombarded by hormones that demand to be acknowledged. Many times these hormones seem to ambush the attitudes of our beloved children, sending them into a whirlwind of unfamiliar terr…Read More

  3. Benefits of Extracurricular Activities

    If you have one, or multiple, children in any sport or activity outside of school, it’s an all too familiar routine. Most likely you’re running around when you’re not taking care of the home or yourself and you’re dropping them off at soccer practice, dedicating every weekend to a game, or attending quarterly concerts for your musically gifted ones. Though you are undoubtedly proud, in the…Read More