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Are Your Teen Daughter’s Expectations Tough to Handle?

Are you ready to watch your teen daughter achieve that personal VICTORY she desperately desires? Whether her goal is in individual or team sports, club activities or the science math Olympiad, chances are, the standards are high. Ideally, she shares her clear vision of the OUTCOME … that happy place where everything falls into place —the sweet taste of victory, the high-fives and the attention she quietly craves. But, as

Your teen daughter’s toughest social challenge – her frenemy!

Your teen daughter’s toughest social challenge – her frenemy!

Are you bewildered why your daughter continues to hang out with the girlfriend that teases and humiliates her in front of her peers and then playfully invites her to hang out after school? If you’re struggling with how to support your daughter’s frenemy-like relationship, consider how tricky it must be for her to navigate! Frenemies are defined as “a person or group that is friendly toward another because the relationship

The Secret to Parenting Teens: Connecting through Conflict

The Secret to Parenting Teens: Connecting through Conflict

When conflict arises at home, what’s your approach … issue executive orders, take a collaborative approach, or hope it blows over? Disagreements between parents and teenagers are going to happen. I get it. My teens and I have differing opinions and contrasting priorities when it comes to … well, just about everything that involves: privileges homework household chores In the hustle and bustle of daily life it’s easy to get

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”