Father and Son Laughing

There is no shortage of stressors on our families today. A global pandemic, adjusting to working and schooling from home, the grief of losing typical life experiences, plus daily stress from work, finances, and more, are all coming together to create an incredibly anxious moment. Simply put: Humans have never been more stressed. All of this stress…

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Mom and Teen Daughter Using Cell Phone and Smiling

It’s not your imagination: Many parents have noticed their teens struggling with the pandemic shutdown. There’s even new research to back this up.  The University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital released a survey of over 900 parents, and 45% reported new or worsening mental health behaviors in their teens (ages 13 to 18).   Also, FAIR Health reports that insurance claims…

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Screen time is a constant in the lives of many and because of the amount of time we devote to scrolling, there is a new focus on how much screen time adolescents use each day. Research is showing a sharp increase in everything from sleep disorders, anxiety, depression, and even suicide rates that parallels a…

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