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Posts Tagged ‘communicating with teenagers’

Reminders for Your Teenager (and You) Before their First Date

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teenager first dateAh, young love. It’s a wonderful time filled with butterflies, hormones and almost unbelievable awkwardness. Wow. I’m thankful I aged out of it a long time ago, and I’m thankful my kids have nearly made it out as well.

Whether your kids are in the midst of dating for the first time or you’re here to prepare for the inevitable, you should know that it’s not easy to be the parent of a dating teenager.… Read the rest →

How To Support Your Teen with Social Anxiety

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By Deepak Santhiraj, MSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker

social anxietyAmerica is in the midst of a loneliness epidemic that has gripped the nation with unrelenting tentacles. You can read specifically about the statistical significance here.

Social anxiety has a crippling effect.… Read the rest →

Teen Talk: Four Tips For Communicating With Your Adolescent

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stock images @ freedigitalphotos.netSo you’ve hit “that stage”… The phase of life where you’ve suddenly become ridiculously uncool in your child’s eyes, you’ve been side-lined by a cellular device and you feel like anything and everything you say will be met with a roll-of-the-eyes.… Read the rest →