If you have a child in middle school or especially in high school, they are probably joining students from all around the country to respond to the school shooting in Florida. These kids are angry and as they connect across the country on social media they are joining together to make a powerful statement. [Read more…]
It seems that from the moment you notice a change in your adolescent’s body odor, there is also a big change in their emotions. Their outbursts can be hurtful and personal. It is helpful to all parents to consider what is your child is feeling beneath the storm. [Read more…]
It is not that difficult to motivate an adolescent, just push the dopamine button in their brain!
When you think of dopamine, think of reward. The anticipation of a reward is even enough to raise dopamine levels in the brain and bring on a pleasurable response. [Read more…]
Do you remember going to the grocery store before you had children and standing in line behind a mom with a screaming child? You may have thought to yourself, “My child will not act like that!”
Brace yourself. [Read more…]
Does it stress you out when you don’t get to have an opinion about your life? This is actually considered a major stressor for most adults. [Read more…]