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3 Signs that Your Teen Daughter Hasn’t Found Her 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? My son’s favorite store is there, so we braved the Saturday afternoon crowd last weekend. It didn’t take long before I was reminded of the power of the teenage tribe. The importance was on full display. Teenage girls moved through the store sewn together at the hip! As our teenage daughters spread their wings and grow into their own person, establishing a “tribe” […]

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, […]