Current Events | Featured | Mental Health

5 Ways to Support Your Kids During Scary Times

Once again, parents are in the undesirable position of having really tough conversations with our kids about images and videos of violence. Navigating difficult terrain is all part of the parenting journey. It will never be easy. But in a crisis, it is mission-critical to help kids make... Read More

Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Mental Health | Middle School (6th-8th)

I’m Worried My Child Is Self-Harming

Individuals who self-harm are attempting to control or manage painfully negative thoughts or overwhelming emotions with the resources at their disposal.  Read More

Featured | Mental Health | Social Life

The Warning Signs of Depression and Anxiety in Kids

While sometimes subtle, the signs of anxiety and depression are easy to spot in your child if you look really hard. As a parent, it is important to make sure that once you see these warning signs, they don’t go ignored. Read More

Family Life | Featured | Mental Health | Technology

Is My Kid Addicted to Technology?

We live in a digital world. Laptops. Tablets. Smartphones. Smart TVs. There are so many devices that occupy our kids’ attention. Controlling screen time is an ever-present task for parents, but it can be tricky because screens are literally everywhere. The challenge is this: technology isn’t going anywhere.... Read More

Character and Values | College and Young Adult | Family Life

How to Foster Emotional Intelligence in Kids & Teens

Raising a teen who has a hard time feeling empathy, who has a hard time understanding someone else’s emotional experience, or who is prone to extreme emotional outbursts can be tough on the entire family. The good news is that empathy and self-management can be cultivated by helping... Read More

Featured | School Life | Special Topics

What To Do When Your Child Gets Suspended or Expelled

Use the suspension as a teachable moment. Engage your kid or teen in a conversation about behaving differently in the future, given the same set of circumstances. By helping them come up with ways to respond, despite being bored or angry, you are teaching them problem solving skills... Read More

Featured | Mental Health | Self Care

How to Have a Mental Health Check-In With Your Teen and Preteen

Whether your child is a preteen or a teen, mental health symptoms are widespread around this age. Studies show that mental health and substance use had been rising among adolescents even prior to the pandemic. Read More

Current Events | Featured | Mental Health | School Life

5 Things Your Kids May Be Worried About This School Year

This academic year is the marker for most of our kids to return to full time, in-person learning. On top of the normal jitters about the academic year, it’s no surprise to learn the pandemic is causing additional concerns for parents and students.   Read More