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Your Teens Years Can Impact How you Parent

The Impact of your Teen Years I recently had the opportunity to speak with my friend, Charlie King of Heroic Fatherhood on FB Live. During our chat, we discussed how our experience as a teen can influence how we parent our own children. So many great a …

Post #4561

What to Do when your Teen has a Learning DisabilityHi friends!I’m off this week and wanted to give you a little something extra to help support your teen.A few months ago, I had the opportunity to interview an amazing young lady who shared her ups and …

What to Do When There is A School Lockdown

What to Do When Your Teen’s School is on Lockdown Dear JulieWith school starting up again I’m getting nervous about lockdowns. I have no idea what I would do if my kid’s school was on lockdown. Do you have any advice for how to handle this nightmare si …

Teens are not Problems. Teens have Problems.

Teens are Not Problems. Teens Have Problems. All across the country teenagers have, or will soon, head back to school. If, like me, you were a teen in the 1980s it can sometimes be hard to separate your own school memories from those of John Hughes’ mo …

What to Do When Your Life Flips Upside Down

Dear Julie, What do I do when my home, my family, my life, my business is flipped completely upside down?Signed, JulieYes, that’s right, my life is a mess right now. Floods, illness, famine … ok maybe not the last one, but still, lately there are days …

Summer Sadness + Teens

“Ever since school let out, my 14 year-old has been moody, down, grumpy, isn’t sleeping and doesn’t seem to want to do anything. I don’t understand. It’s like this ever year. Isn’t summer supposed to be a time of fun and happiness? Is there something w …

Summer Sadness + Teens

“Ever since school let out, my 14 year-old has been moody, down, grumpy, isn’t sleeping and doesn’t seem to want to do anything. I don’t understand. It’s like this ever year. Isn’t summer supposed to be a time of fun and happiness? Is there something w …

3 Things to Do Today if Your Child is Being Bullied

3 Things to Do Today if Your Tween or Teen is BulliedBullying: it is a top worry in every town and every school. For many tweens and teens, the worry has turned into a reality which can leave them feeling discouraged and hopeless.Those feelings of hope …

With Intention

With IntentionToday, I did something that I hadn’t done in quite a long time.I moved. With intention.I sat. With intention.I ate. With intention.I watched. With intentionI wrote. With intention.I listened. With intention.I parented. With intention.Toda …

Parenting can feel downright terrifying when you don't know what’s going on with your tween or teen.