Bringing The Family Back Together After Addiction Leaves The Home

When a beloved child brings addiction into the home, the home can be torn apart. The fault is not on behalf of our child. We learn that addiction is a disease, one that happens to our child and robs them

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Parenting As A Leadership Role

Leadership can be defined as “the action of leading a group of people or an organization”. To lead can be defined as to “be in charge or command of” or to “be superior to”. Parents have a conflicting role as

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3 Tips for Helping Your Adolescent Through Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most prevalent problems in adolescents and teenagers in America today. Even after attending a treatment program like the ones offered at Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, your child might still struggle to cope with anxiety. What

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Your Teen Isn’t Lazy, He’s Biologically Exhausted

Parents are as disgruntled and aware as teens are of how early in the morning school starts. While teens are hitting the snooze button over and over or sleeping straight through the alarm, parents are cursing the fact that they

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Examining The Effect Of Alcohol On The Adolescent Brain

Over 1,400 adolescents between the ages of 14 and 18 were studied for a massive research effort on the part of the Brain Foundation of the Netherlands, conducted by Leiden University and other academic participants. A longitudinal study, which is

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How Does My Kid Keep Finding Drugs?

You clean everything out. You search every corner of the house. You put locks on medicine cabinets and liquor cabinets. Time after time, your kid continues to find drugs and alcohol. Here are some of the most common places your

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When Addiction Happens To Your Son

Living with a child who is living with addiction can come to mean that every minute of every hour of every day is lived in a proactive fear. You fear that the worst is coming. You fear that the best

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Helping Your Child Become Passionate

Some children are born with a natural passion. As if they knew when they were born what they were meant to do with their lives, they are naturally talented or inclined toward a hobby. Children might find a passion for

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Kids With ADHD Need To Move To Learn

Bouncing knees. Squirming in their seat. Tapping their toes. Tapping their fingers. Tapping their pencil. Looking one direction then abruptly looking another direction with an audible sigh. Fidgeting. Asking to get up. Losing focus in class. Getting reprimanded for not

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The Real Effect Of Your Teenager Being On Their Phone All The Time

Over half of parents in a report produced by Common Sense Media in 2017 believe that their teens are “addicted” to their digital devices, especially their mobile ones. Typically, teenagers aren’t quick to agree with their parents, especially when it

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When Their Bad Behavior Might Be A Result Of Your Bad Behavior

In 2015, the Journal of Youth and Adolescence published a study that examined over 200 parents and their teenage children. Researchers sought to understand where communication gets lost between a parent and a teen leading to a growing amount of

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Adventure Therapy Is Right Outside Your Door

Kids today are consumed by their digital devices. Parents joke about the “good old days” when there wasn’t a television, there weren’t video games, and as a child, there certainly wasn’t a phone in their pocket. Recent controversies overseas revealed

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