Category Archives: School

Why More Us Teens Are Suffering From Severe Anxiety Than Ever Before and How Parents Can Help

Here is an important article from ACJ.com sharing about rises in teen anxiety and how parents can help Nearly one-third of American adolescents and adults are affected by anxiety, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. It’s the most common … Continue reading

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How to Talk To Children About Shootings: An Age-By-Age Guide

Our hearts our broken by the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. Here is a helpful article that can help you as parents discern how best to process this tragedy with your children. You can find the article online here.  … Continue reading

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Teens Are Putting Off Traditional Markers of Adulthood

Here is an article from The Washington Post about teens putting off traditional markers of adulthood. When 17-year-old Quattro Musser hangs out with friends, they don’t drink beer or cruise around in cars with their dates. Rather, they stick to … Continue reading

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Why We Make Our Kids Do Chores

Here is any article from Parent Cue WHY WE MAKE OUR KIDS DO CHORES Posted by Sarah Anderson | Blog, Imagine The End, Life Skills | 1  | I’ve never been a big fan of January 1st. Too much pressure to set a goal or make a resolution, … Continue reading

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Back To School – How To Avoid Over Scheduling Your Kid

Here is an article from Kelly-Jane Carter at USA Today on how to avoid over scheduling your kid as a new school year begins So you’ve agreed to let your child play hockey, run cross-country, join the swim team, learn … Continue reading

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Is Social Media Causing Depression in Teens

Here is an important and meaningful video shared by ABC News addressing the relationship between social media, mental health and depression. Watch Video Here

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Night Phone Use A Danger for Adolescent Mental Health

Night phone use a danger for adolescent mental health May 31, 2017 Credit: CC0 Public Domain The world’s first long-term assessment of mental health effects from adolescents’ late-night mobile use has shown some concerning results. Research conducted by Murdoch and … Continue reading

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Three Words Every Young Person Wants To Hear – Tell Me More

Here is a great article from The Fuller Youth Institute.  Emerging AdulthoodGrowing YoungParentingSticky Faith Share: Three words every young person wants to hear Brad M. Griffin I don’t know about you, but I often find myself in conversations with young … Continue reading

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Kids and Youth and News Impact

Here is a helpful infographic about how young people see and are impacted by the news.  Download an PDF file of the infographic here

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Online Risks Are Everyday Events For These Teens – But The Rarely Tell Their Parents

Here is an article from Forbes titled: Online Risks Are Everyday Events For These Teens – But The Rarely Tell Their Parents by Tara Haelle ,   CONTRIBUTOR I offer straight talk on science, medicine, health and vaccines. Opinions expressed by … Continue reading

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