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Your Teen Is Fighting a Hard Battle

| Adolescence, Encouragement, Inspiring Quotes, Parenting | No Comments

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” I love this quote. For me, this plea for compassion hits home more than any other quote on the subject. It’s often attributed to Plato, but it comes from…

A Must-Hear Message for Teens: You’re in Charge

| Adolescence, Self-Esteem, Teen Success | No Comments

It’s true that when you came into this world, most of your situation was beyond your control. You didn’t get to choose the time in history you would appear or the place where you would grow up. You didn’t get…

The Teen Brain – The 3 Biggest Mistakes Adults Make

| Adolescence, Adolescent Brain, Alcohol, Critical Thinking, Drugs, Mentoring, Parenting, Teen Culture, Teen Success | No Comments

About the teen brain, I have some good news and some bad news. First, the good news. Nearly every adult I talk to these days has heard about the teen brain. Fifteen years ago, this was not the case. At the turn…

Be with Your Child – Right Here, Right Now

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The past, the present, and the future. Here are some things to keep in mind. The past doesn’t exist. Once you’ve experienced something, that moment is lost forever, except as a stored memory. Also, the images you’ve stored in memory are likely…