How to Actually Listen to Your Teen

Teenager son and senior father sitting on stairs outdoors at home, talking.

School, friends, social media, even wanting something new to wear from a particular brand of clothes – no matter how huge or trivial the topic, the conversations you have with your teen are vital opportunities to build an emotional connection.  To make sure that your teen knows you are hearing them, try using these two strategies while being an…

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Should You Punish Your Child?

behavioral health

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the way you respond to your child’s behavior can have a lasting effect, shaping how the child thinks, acts, feels, and engages with others long into adulthood. Therefore, it’s imperative that you develop effective strategies to address behaviors and teach them to control their reactions to avoid harm or…

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