Girls and Social Media: Parents Beware

In last week’s blog post we shared key insights from the Girls Index, a national survey of more than 10,000 young females in grades 5 through 12, released by Ruling Our Experience, an Ohio-based nonprofit. In that post we focused… Read the rest

Talking to Your Children About Violence

In the aftermath of the Parkland, FL school shooting, parents and educators alike are left with the grim task of helping children of various ages process yet another horrific act of random violence. In Talking to Children About Violence: Tips… Read the rest

Managing Anxiety in College

Moving from high school to college is one of the most significant transitions in a student’s life. Unlike high schools, colleges expect students to be self-aware, understand and identify their needs, and seek support as necessary. Yet as freshmen, many… Read the rest

Anxiety, Depression & LD

Anxiety and depression are feelings that everyone experiences at various times in their life. Concerns arise however, when those feelings persist for weeks or months and interfere with routine functioning. Anxiety and depression—which often go hand-in-hand—may start off in one… Read the rest

Understanding Your Teen

Adolescence is a time of change and growth coupled with uncertainty and insecurity. As parents, it’s important to understand how adolescents think and how best to respond in order to help your teenager—and yourself—get through this tumultuous passage successfully. Studies… Read the rest