Monthly Archives: December 2016

9 Tips for Parents ~ Talking to Teens about Drugs & Alcohol

December 29, 2016

Have you navigated “the talk” with your teen? Talking to teens about drugs and alcohol does not have to be difficult. Very often parents or caregivers tend to avoid sensitive subjects with their teenagers due to the discomfort and conflict it may create. However, the topics surrounding drugs and alcohol should never be taken lightly and always be confronted early…

9 Tips for Parents ~ Talking to Teens About Sexual Identity

December 22, 2016

The stage of adolescence involves discovering and developing sexuality and sexual identity. This includes sexual orientation, anatomy of one’s own body, as well as gender identity. When adolescents are transitioning and learning to associate with their own gender identity, they will also focus on the desired gender of their partner. It is crucial for parents to remain within a supportive…

9 Tips for Parents ~ Talking to Teens About Sex

December 15, 2016

Let’s be honest, the discussion about, sex, sexual intercourse and every other form of sexual contact with children is tough to manage. When becoming a parent, there is no manual or guide on how talk to teens or how  to direct children when it comes to the topic of Sex. Parents must count on their own life experiences, abilities to…

From Infancy to Teens: Good Communication Guidelines for Parents

December 08, 2016

How to maintain good communication with your child based on their developmental stage? From infancy until the toddler phase…. When your child is hitting his or her milestones in development, then you can use this information as a good communication guideline. From birth until 6 months old, your child will be able to varied emotional tones in you voice. From…

Bulimia: How to Identify Signs in Teens?

December 01, 2016

In order to diagnose an individual or teen with Bulimia Nervosa, one must struggle with his or her consumption of overeating excessive amounts of food. Do you think that your teenager is struggling with an eating disorder? Are you noticing abnormal emotional reactions toward food? Has your child shown signs of overeating and then expressed shame about it? Does your…