Change in the home begins with change in the parent
It is our desire to provide practical advice and meaningful encouragement to the parents of struggling teens.
Our first message: You are not alone.
Only with intentional, long-term treatment can RAD truly be overcome. Studies have shown that this treatment is typically most successful during two times in a child’s life—early adolescence and in their thirties.
If you know that your child is struggling with bipolar disorder, make a conscious effort to separate yourself from the thoughts or judgments of others while seeking out positive supports.
There are many ways to combat attention deficit disorder—both medically and in your home.
Has your once sweet and obedient child turned into a door-slamming, yelling, cursing, and disrespectful teenager?
It is not your fault that your child is struggling with an eating disorder, but it is your responsibility to help them work through it.
You cannot force your teen to do well in school, but you can take steps to set them up for success and help with any academic issues.
All teens are susceptible. Parents who say, “Not my kid,” are the same parents who stay in denial until their son or daughter is in real trouble.
If you believe that your teen may have crossed the line from normal teenage behavior over to “troubled teen” behavior, here is some advice that we found to be effective as we work to restore family relationships.
Grounded in research on child and adolescent development, risk prevention, and resiliency, assets are surprisingly easy to build! Asset building is about relationships—anyone can do it!
It’s easy to make a mistake, and this goes for parents too.