This week we’re talking about helping teens handle rejection. We’ll look at how rejection is different in teens and things parents need to keep in mind when helping their teens get through it. We’ll talk about some typical coping mechanisms to help teens when they face rejection. Finally we’ll talk about methods that can help our teens heal, recover and come back stronger than ever from rejection. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 118 “Teens and Rejection”
What is Peer Acceptance? Why is it important? What impact does it have on our children? This week we’ll address these questions and talk about what exactly peer acceptance is. We’ll explore the importance of peer acceptance on the mental, social and moral development of our children. We’ll also look at what things affect peer acceptance. Why certain teens find it easier to gain acceptance than others. Why certain groups seem to naturally gather in their own groups and how to handle cliques and the lack of acceptance. We all yearn to be accepted. This week we discuss why, and why it benefits us. Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 55 "Peer Acceptance"
This is the first part of our two part special on Puberty and Periods. This week Madison and Joe discuss what Puberty is, some basic information on adolescents and puberty. They then take a more detailed look at how Puberty affects our children, when it happens and some of the physical and emotional changes that … Continue reading Insights Into Teens: Episode 18 “The P-Word Part One”