Should Kids Set Their Own Schedule?

According to The Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play, and Much More, it can be beneficial to cognitive development for a child to set their own schedule, goals, and even their discipline. Barking Up The Wrong Tree, a popular blog site for tips on success…

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 that video game companies designing games for kids were intentionally making them addictive. Whether they…

What Cross-Sensitization Is and How It Will Affect Your Adolescent’s Recovery

There is a reason that building a new life of recovery is so heavily emphasized in residential treatment programs for adolescents. Many parents are confused by the long list of activities, treatment methods and fun that their addicted adolescents and teens are set up to participate in when they go away to treatment. Addiction is…