Teen Eating: Better Habits in Five Easy Steps

From the time they were babies, most parents have been earnestly monitoring their kids’ food choices – from the protein shake they have for breakfast to the healthy sandwich and carrot sticks lovingly packed for lunch. But then one day, your kid tells you that they don’t need a lunch from home anymore – they’re […]

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The S Word: Helping Your Teen Manage their Stress

Is your teen stressing out over homework, quizzes, friends and their wardrobe? I bet they are – a recent study from the American Psychological Association found that teen stress rivals that of adults, particularly during the school year. In one alarming number, teens reported that their stress level during the school year exceeds what they […]

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Six Ways to Help Your Teen Get More Sleep

Teen sleep is an oxymoron in most houses.  We all know teens need more sleep. That’s no secret, but the numbers are pretty staggering. A 2014 poll by the National Sleep Foundation found that more than half of parents said their 15-to-17-year-olds routinely get seven hours or fewer hours of sleep – even though the recommended amount […]

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20 Back to School Night Ideas For High School Parents

Remember when back to school night involved folding yourself into one of those tiny little desks and listening to the teacher go on about appropriate snacks? It seemed so monumental then, and rarely did a parent miss it. As your child travels through high school, I urge you to treat back to school night with the […]

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