Millennials are getting a bad rap

“Millennials are lazy; Millennials are entitled; Millennials are spoiled and self-absorbed” Sound familiar? I recently watched a parody on millennials and it played to the stereotypes perfectly. That’s what we are saying about them and like all stereotypes, there are some that prove this point. What about the ones that don’t fit the bias? The ones that do only make up a small portion of the whole. What about the rest? As a whole, let’s talk about what millennials are doing. … Continue reading

Why teens think the way they do

Ask any parent or adult and we will say the same thing. We all want to raise our children to become happy, healthy, and productive adults. With that comes the ability to make good decisions, understand how to navigate the world, and most of all, how to handle tough decisions. However, in our effort to do what is “best” for our children, we can often unwittingly and unintentionally hinder them toward this goal. As a result, they learn to make … Continue reading

3 Ways to Help Your Child Feel Loved

I often share with parents one rule when parenting a child, and that is Rules – Relationship = Rebellion!  As parents, we tend to be very good at the rules, but if we are missing the relationship, then we are missing a crucial part.  Unfortunately, in today’s busy world, there are many things that easily distract us and can lead our child to feel neglected and alone emotionally.  Kids are full of emotions and feelings, which often frustrate and overwhelm parents. … Continue reading

Our kids are dying for our help!

Know the Warning Signs IS PATH WARM? Ideation Substance Abuse Purposelessness Anxiety Trapped Hopelessness Withdrawal Anger Recklessness Mood Changes Learn more about upcoming workshops on suicide prevention/intervention efforts in our schools.  It saves lives! You can find this video on YouTube Warning Signs taken from American Association of Suicidology … Continue reading