You don’t have a teenager… You have a teenager with a behavior disorder. Parents, that is the first thing you need to understand. There is a difference between regular teenage behavior and what your teen and you are currently experiencing. Underneath the disorder there is a typical teenager so even though it may be hard,…

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It doesn’t matter how many books you read, how many classes you take, or how many people you talk to, nothing can really prepare you for the life-altering change that occurs when you have a baby. You expect to be the one teaching and guiding your children, but you quickly realize that you are actually…

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Most people start out the new year with the best of intentions — to study more, lose weight, adopt healthy eating habits or a host of other goals. However, within weeks or even days, those plans have fallen by the wayside, put away like Christmas decorations, only to be brought out the following year. Parents…

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Oh to be the parent of a little girl. You tiny jewels of boundless delight. You endless sources of joy and mirth. You power-hungry despots responsible for early grays, getting so mad we forget what month it is, and Googling “reasons animals don’t eat their young.” To all of us moms and dads that have…

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We all have days when we wonder why there isn’t some sort of manual for parenting. And if you’re the parent of a troubled teen, you’ve also had days when you wonder what you’ve done wrong. Parenting is tough. Parenting a troubled teen is even tougher. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be an awesome…

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Being a parent of a troubled teen is not an easy situation. Fortunately, this is not a sittuation lacking a solution. As parents, you have the responsibility to find help for your troubled teen; however, it can be difficult to find a therapeutic boarding school which aligns with your personal points of view. Teenagers: A Test Of Your…

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Moms are the ultimate quick-change artists, aren’t they? They can go from story time with a toddler to crisis management faster than the blink of an eye. It can be a beautiful miracle to watch a woman be all the things her children need her to be. As children age and progress into their teen years,…

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As single parents, it can be overwhelming having every aspect of home life on just your shoulders. You may be constantly worried if you’re doing enough. Are they happy? Are you giving them everything they need? Are you enough to compensate for the missing parent? It’s a constant cycle of doing the best you can…

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You’re scared. You’re tired. You’re worried. You’re a father. You love your daughter more than you ever thought possible, and it’s been incredible to see the change she’s made in you. It started when she was a tiny little bundle, with you wrapped around her little bubbly fingers. As she grew, so did your pride…

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You don’t have a teenager… You have a teenager with a behavior disorder. Parents, that is the first thing you need to understand. There is a difference between regular teenage behavior and what your teen and you are currently experiencing. Underneath the disorder there is a typical teenager so even though it may be hard,…

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