As young people navigate this impressionable time, it’s important that parents provide both support and boundaries. This is not to suggest micro-management, rather, it’s an invitation to help your teen understand where their own limits are.
Your intention to love yourself and return to the curiosity of a child informs the openness through which you receive and respond to your loved ones– children, partners, family, and friends.
You provide one model of what self-love can look like, and your teenager is always learning from you.
Summer is around the corner, and you may be thinking about summer jobs or internships. You're going to need a resume! Perhaps you are preparing for college applications. Yes, you'll want your resume for this too.
6 tips for talking to teenagers about building a healthy relationship to their technology and social media.
Sometimes, routines feel like work, even when they are supportive. Rituals, though, feel like sweet, kind self-care.
5 practical piece of advice for teenagers and young adults who feel trapped in their experience of these interesting and challenging years.
As a parent, you are constantly modeling self-love to your children and teens. You want them to love themselves, therefore your self-love is the best way to teach. Do not strive for perfection here; seek only to improve and grow each day. Notice the thoughts you are choosing today. Observe with compassion.
When you say "no," and your teen reacts strongly, consider these 5 Ways to Respond to Your Teenager's Meltdown, which will support them in cooling down and realizing that it all really is okay.
Research shows that keeping a journal is one type of healthy outlet you can use to manage your mental health, making you happier, less anxious, and calmer overall.