Parenting Adolescents

Solutions and suggestions to understand the challenges and issues your adolescent faces. Be inspired and learn more about your role, puberty and the brain. Articles have you in mind and are chosen from popular blogs, the news sources, and writers, like me, who are experts on tweens and teens.

How to Talk About Moral Differences

How to Talk About Moral Differences By JoAnn Schauf We’re so much better at communicating ...
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Father’s Day Wishes

Tomorrow isn't Promised By JoAnn Schauf I’ve been thinking about my dad since the marketing ...
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We’re so Close to Normal

We're so Close to Normal By JoAnn Schauf This morning my favorite coffee shop owners ...
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The Best Alternative to Lecturing

The Best Alternative to Lecturing By JoAnn Schauf Do you know that your child can ...
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Happy Mother’s Day 2021

Happy Mother's Day By JoAnn Schauf The moment we give birth our orientation changes and ...
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5 Ways to Support Your Child Emotionally

5 Ways to Support Your Child Emotionally By JoAnn Schauf More than a year into ...
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How to Have a Sweet Chat

How to Have a Sweet Chat By JoAnn Schauf Let’s talk about screen time for ...
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March Madness Serves as a Metaphor for Life

March Madness Serves as a Metaphor for Life By JoAnn Schauf The thrill is unmistakable ...
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12 Things Your Tween Wants You to Know

12 Things Your Tween Wants You to Know By JoAnn Schauf I met with some ...
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Eclipsing our Biases

Eclipsing our Biases I love Jake Brigance’s summation to the jury in A Time to ...
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Take Care of Each Other

Take Care of Each Other As I write to you, I wish I had the ...
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Meet the Smartest Kid in Class

Identity: UNKNOWN For the annual history trivia contest, students nominated a representative from each of ...
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Before We Say Goodbye to 2020!

Before I say goodbye to 2020, I’d like to thank it for teaching me that ...
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We Need a Little Christmas!

  We’ve had a year of surprises, learned resilience, and embraced the mindful practice of ...
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Happy Thanksgiving

From my office window, I watch giant leaves painted in fall hues float sideways from ...
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The Year of Perfect Vision

The Year of Perfect Vision Back in the day, as a school counselor, I wrote ...
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4 Approaches to Better Listening

4 Approaches to Better Listening Nothing feels as wonderful as when another human understands our ...
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Take Two: The Social Dilemma

Take-Two: The Social Dilemma With all that The Social Dilemma broadcasted, including platforms' backstories and ...
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The Horribly High Stakes of Social Media

The Social Dilemma is a Call to Action. I’m not an alarmist, but I want ...
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Practice Makes Progress

We all agree that no one wants to suffer or have their child suffer. We ...
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How to Ask the Right Questions

“How was your day?” “Fine.” “What did you learn today?” “Nothing.” “Are you finished with ...
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