Talking to Your Teen About Cyberbullying

According to a survey from Pew Research, nearly half of U.S. teens say they have been bullied or harassed online.   Did you know that simply spending a meal with your teenager once a day, listening and talking (without devices) can help build a foundation for a...

The Secrets My Teen Has Online

Do you fear that your teenager is keeping a separate digital life from you? Are they becoming withdrawn, depressed, angry — even stopped going to school or engaging in family events?   Research shares that two thirds of teens surveyed say they have engaged...

Why Is Your Teen A Bully?

Where Do Bullies Learn How to Be Mean? Imagine being a fly on the wall in your daughter’s elementary school class. The teacher introduces a new boy who has just moved into town and then asks the kids to welcome him to the class. It’s obvious that he’s uncomfortable....

How Much is Too Much Screen Time for Teens

Is Excessive Screen Time Causing Teen Depression and Anxiety? Common Sense Media reported that screen use for adolescents jumped 17 percent since 2019, a steeper increase than in the prior four years prior the pandemic.  Screen use rose by nearly 50...

Teens Buying Drugs Online

Years ago when a teenager wanted to score drugs they didn’t have look far, it was to their friends (negative peer group), classmates in school, at parties or even from our home medicine cabinet. Fast forward today and you’ll find young people are now getting drugs...