From High School To College

From High School To College

Academically, the step up from high school to college isn’t as steep as previous transitions may have been. Unless a student takes on an unusually heavy course load, the demands aren’t markedly different from before. What is different, and what can trip up first-year...
7 Ways to Stop Bullying

7 Ways to Stop Bullying

1) Learn about the issue Media attention on bullying and cyberbullying is increasing rapidly. The more informed and better educated you are, the more effective you can be in impacting the problem. Attend a workshop with Positive Young Teens, share your experiences...
Establishing Routines in 5 Easy Steps

Establishing Routines in 5 Easy Steps

Predictable rhythms are important for teens, giving them anchor points in their days and weeks. Odds are that you already have some sort of rhythm in your life. Even something as simple as bath time, pajamas, brushing teeth, story time is a bedtime routine that...
How to talk to your teen

How to talk to your teen

Your teen is getting older and it feels like things are changing. That’s because they are. Communication doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it can be fun and less frustrating than you think. Here’s how. 1. Give your teen some space – your teen is maturing and its...