Talking to kids about diet or about weight...it may seem like a good idea, and may even be the advice from a reliable source. While well-meaning, encouragement to diet passed along from parent to child can have unintended and lasting consequences.
How to weather the emotional storms of your teenager... without losing your cool!
As teens begin to loosen their ties to their family, they begin the sometimes stressful process of figuring out who their people are.
One of the primary functions of adolescence is to begin to move away from childhood and into a more adult-oriented way of approaching the world around them. This can be hard on parents, who are used to having more direct influence on our children.