Logan Paul: How to Talk to Your Kids about the Video, the Content, and Logan Paul

Our kids are glued to their phones every moment that they can be, unless we have enacted strict digital device rules and regulations in our households. Without parental controls programmed into their phones, there is little control that we have over what our children watch. Until our children talk to us about what they are…

Understanding the brain of a Teen with a Bad Attitude

Parents of teens can have it rough. Hormones, social pressures, academic pressures, and a changing identity can leave teens moody, demanding, rude, restless, irritable, and discontent. Bring drugs and alcohol into the equation and parents are faced with an even tougher challenge. Drugs and alcohol change the way a teen regulates their emotions entirely, altering…

Why Winning at Any Cost is the Wrong Message for Our Sons in Sports

Many parents have watched the psychological toll that highly competitive contact sports take on their sons. Coaches put immense amounts of performance pressure on young boys who are supposed to be involved in sports for fun. Pee-wee football should be fun. Middle school football should be fun. Hockey, soccer, lacrosse, basketball, baseball, track and field–…

Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder have a Greater Risk of Substance Abuse in Young Adulthood

Bipolar symptoms can develop in adolescence, follow into teenagehood, and persist into young adulthood until it becomes the manifestation of adulthood. Science Daily reports that previous studies found a link between adolescent bipolar and the development of substance abuse issues has been revisited and made a new discovery. Researchers have found that the correlation between…

This is How Teenagers are Targeted Through Brand Marketing

Most parents of teenagers have encountered the situation of brand loyalty. No population might be as adamant about brand loyalty as teenagers who are trying to fit in- or stand out. Brands have defined teenagehood for many generations, as their marketing strategies target teens. The teenage experience is shaped with memories of the dire necessity…

What You Should Still Expect About Parenting a Teenage Boy in Recovery

Parenting a teenage boy in recovery is an adventure full of new lifestyle choices, conversations, and a structure different from most of his friends. There are still the nuances of male adolescence that any parent of a teenage boy, even one in recovery, gets to enjoy. Their hygiene won’t be perfect: Part of the recovery…

What You Don’t Expect About Parenting a Teenage Boy in Recovery

Parenting a teenage boy in the height of an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol can be a nightmare. When your teenager enters recovery, everything changes, for the better. You will have more meaningful conversations than you ever have Adolescent and teenage boys who go through treatment experience for recovery from drug and alcohol addiction develop…