Featured Resource: A Parent’s Guide to Helping Teenagers in Crisis
Fights at school, sexual abuse, eating disorders, school crises … the list goes on and on. Hardly a day passes without a local crisis at involving junior highers or high schoolers. This practical resource covers the whole continuum of private and public crisis, equipping parents to work with their kids to deal with any crisis in a way that helps the individual and helps the family stay intact.
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2. Learn Their Lingo
PBB = Text message or Instant message, short for “Parent Behind Back”
Man Cave = A room, space, corner or area of a dwelling that is specifically reserved for a male person to be in a solitary condition, away from the rest of the household in order to work, play, involve himself in certain hobbies, activities without interruption.
3. Movie Reviews for Parents
None of the worldview perspectives in this cute-but-forgettable kids’ movie dig very deep, but the “G-Force” team does live in a world of values worth…
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Episode 6 of this enormously popular franchise lightens the tone a bit and dabbles in some real teen issues like crushes, cheating, obsession, and obedience…
4. Links to Learn From
Counseling 101: How do I get my teen to go to therapy? [Examiner.com]
Even the School Janitor Can Play a Role [Health News Digest]
“No Doubt” Sunbeds Cause Cancer [BBC]
5. A Little Encouragement…And Humor
Fear less, hope more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.
– Swedish Proverb