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4 Ways to Help your Teen get Settled after a Big Move

“My husband and I decided to move to be closer to our parents. Our 11-year-old son is having a tough time. He is more argumentative, seems to be withdrawing and more. It’s too late to get him into summer camps because everything is full. What can we do to help him feel make some friends […]

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5 Ways to Make it a Vacation your Teen will Love (or at least like)

“We are getting ready to go on summer vacation with our 13- and 15-year old, and all I’ve heard about is how awful it will be. How can I make this a trip they – all of us – will enjoy?” Raise your hand if you would love to be whisked away to a dream […]

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What to Do if you think your Tween-to-Teen is Depressed

“My 12YO daughter seems so down. What should I do?” You are drawn in by the playful personality, the mischievous gleam in the eye, the witty and sometimes warped sense of humor humor and the smile …oh, that spirited smile. These are the characteristics of a happy-go-lucky person, right? Not always. For many, this entertaining […]

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#AskJulie: 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 wrong with her?” School’s out, the sun is shining, the […]

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Case Study: Communication Disconnect

Case Study: Communication Disconnect with 13-Year-Old Boy The Challenge “I can’t get through to my son. All he does is ignore me, roll his eyes and say “okay.” This parent called to ask for solutions in how to get her 13-year-old son to open up. She missed the child he had always been and couldn’t […]

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