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3 Signs Your Teen Daughter Hasn’t Found Her “Just Right” Tribe and How to Support Her

3 Signs that Your Teen Daughter Hasn’t Found Her Tribe and How to Support Her

Have you gone to the mall lately? It didn’t take long before I was reminded of the power of the teenage tribe. The importance was on full display as the teenage girls moved through the store, practically sewn-together-at-the-hip. As you’re probably noticing about now, your daughter is ready to spread her beautiful, independent wings and establish a “tribe” outside the family. While she’s engaging in the tribe building process, she’ll […]

Bologna and Back to School

Bologna and Back to School

My daughter and I were in the car talking about the ups and downs of back-to-school when we passed the Oscar Meyer Weiner mobile. Now, I haven’t eaten bologna in years, but I still remember the song. How about you? The moment inspired us to come up with this back-to-school jingle… My transition has a first name, it’s S-C-A-R-Y. My transition has a second name, it’s A-G-O-N-Y. Oh, I dread […]

Your Daughter’s Nemesis – Her Image in the Mirror

Your Daughter’s Nemesis – Her Image in the Mirror

What’s up with your teen daughter’s body image? It’s tough to know what your daughter is thinking when she looks in the mirror. You watch her obsess over her clothes, her hair and her face. All too often her mood goes downhill from there. Most teenage girls spend a fair amount of time choosing clothes, scrutinizing “flaws”, and practicing their selfie face. That’s normal, right? According to a recent study, […]