Teen Dating

Teen Dating

Research shows that teenagers and parents value different qualities in who the teenager wants to date. Parents: never forget the lessons of Romeo and Juliet. A prohibited relationship is the peak of romantic drama.

Mental Health, Sleep, & Screen Time

Mental Health, Sleep, & Screen Time

Did you know screen time is contributing to sleep deprivation in kids? In this Fast Company article, they discuss the links between mental health, sleep, and screen time.

Family Conflict

Family Conflict

Family conflict is normal. It can be healthy for parents to argue in front of children. Kids can learn from parents how to argue effectively, with purpose, and how to apologize and move forward.

My Child’s Early Temperament

We arrive into this world with our own, unique temperament. Developmental psychologists look at a range of issues related to temperament.

Social Media and Your Health

The algorithms of social media are designed to be addictive. Without being an informed consumer of social media, your mental health can suffer.

Panic Attack

Panic Attack Diary

You can recover from panic attacks by learning how to cope with them because the attacks will generally fade away once you lose your fear of them.

Fear is Like a Light Switch

We are not born with fears. We develop them. We learn quickly, and we do not forget things that frighten us.

How Much Do You Handle?

How Much Do You Handle?

The level of demand that can be easily tolerated varies over time, and from person to person.

Self Soothing

Self-Soothing Toolkit

Another way to get through crises is to self-soothe. Remember to self-soothe by thinking of soothing your five senses.

Four Parent Hacks

Psychologists have a thing for mice. We love to test those little guys. We put them in water, in mazes, in cages, and on lush, grassy fields.