It’s bad enough being a kid with helicopter parents. They can hover over your childhood and adolescence, warping the normal process of growing up, and inflicting enough damage for decades of therapy. In October 2015, the website Reddit asked readers what was the “worst or most embarrassing” thing their parents had put them through. The…
Could your New Year’s resolution have unintended consequences for your kids? As millions of Americans resolve to lose weight in 2012, parents need to be aware that their new diet and fitness regimens could have a potentially negative outcome – triggering eating disorders or body image issues in their children.
If there is one thing a teen hates hearing, it is when you say, “Because I said so.” Many parents pull out this go-to response when teens question the rules. For some teens, this response makes them even more eager to engage in the forbidden behavior. When talking to your teen about drug abuse, it is vital that you resist the urge to state that drugs are bad. Your teen will not understand the full array of potential consequences associated with drug use. When you speak to your teen about drugs, share with him the real reasons why he should refrain from drug abuse.
I’m in Mexico with David and the little ones, enjoying a three-day getaway. Its so beautiful here and just what we needed. Last night the dinner conversation with our friends was intimate, intense, and left many of us with much to think about. Everyone took their turn around the table sharing intimate childhood memories. We discussed and dissected family matters and talked about what has molded us to be who we are.
The ongoing custody battle between celebrity couple Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner has taken an unexpected turn. Amid the legal proceedings, Joe and Sophie have reached a temporary agreement concerning their children’s living arrangements, preventing them from leaving the greater New York City area. This development comes shortly after Sophie Turner’s recent filing, where she expressed her intention to permanently relocate their children to the United Kingdom.