But here’s the good news. There are relatively simple, science-backed tools that parents can implement at home to help kids and teens thrive on an emotional and social level, and helping them incorporate a daily gratitude practice is near the top of the list.
Your Guide to Age-Appropriate Responsibilities for Toddlers & Teens Kids need opportunities to contribute to the common good. They need this for their self-esteem and for their lives to have meaning. Children don’t want just to be doted on. They need, like the rest of us, to feel like they matter to the world—like their lives make a positive contribution. All…
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Kids don’t have to go through middle school alone. Here’s 10 tips on how to help your child navigate those, at times, tumultuous waters.
While there may be moments where the age gap is obvious, most of the time teenagers really appreciate their grandparents. So make sure to keep trying different ways to continue to build the relationship with your teenage grandchildren!
When you ask women to recall their preteen and teen social lives, a consistent pattern emerges. The words harsh and change are commonly used to describe this phase. And this rings true for adolescent girls today. So what is it about adolescence that intensifies social changes and struggles, especially for girls?
There aren’t many upsides to having a virus wreak havoc with one’s adolescence, but on that very short list might be coming to appreciate the growth-giving practice of following stressful periods with deliberate recovery.
As adults, our social skills are so ingrained in our daily lives that we often don’t think twice about what we’re doing or how we’re doing it. Whether we’re introducing two people, interacting with the cashier at the grocery store or showing empathy toward a friend who’s been sick, our social skills have been fine-tuned enough through the years that…