The Effect of Bullying on Teenage Mental Health

The long-lasting impact of teenage mental health from bullying can be significant. Being bullied, especially as a teenager, can not only be humiliating, but it can also be extremely detrimental to your child’s self-worth. Generations earlier have failed to realize the...

Cyberbullying Can Lead to Poor Academic Performance

Although the pandemic might be mostly behind us, there are some lingering issues that have left parents with more concerns. Remote learning did not benefit every student, and we witnessed a surge in the need for adolescent mental health services. Online learning was...

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...

Talking To Teens About Catfishing

We have heard the horror stories of cyberbullying over the past several years, and they never get easier to hear. Catfishing is an extended branch of online harassment that takes cruelty to a new level. The tragedy in Riverside California is a cruel reminder of the...

Teens, Tech and Mental Health

Nearly half of teens admit to being online constantly, according to the 2022 Teens, Social Media and Technology study by PEW Research Center.   Since 2019 teen depression and anxiety has doubled, many experts blame the increase of screen-time as part of the...