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How to Survive the Middle School Funny Business and Stay Connected to your Teen!

How will you survive the Middle School Funny Business? With an open heart and a willingness to accept the big changes that lie ahead! And, coming together with other parents in your community. If you’re in the Boulder or surrounding area, join us for a FREE event on how to create a smooth transition to middle school. Together with the Parent Engagement Network we’ve created an opportunity to bring your […]

Don’t Fear the Middle School Shenanigans and Villains! Try these simple Survival Tips

Are you and your student freaking out about the pecking order, social villains and possible locker room shenanigans? It’s easy to let your imagination run wild during a big transition. That’s why we’re covering the 3 Biggest Freak Out Factors with specific tips on how to survive so you and your student don’t get overwhelmed. In Part Two of Freaking Out about Transitioning into Middle School? Help is on the […]

Fearful about the Middle School Transition? Help is here … Part One

Are you freaking out about your child’s transition into Middle School? It’s time to become familiar with the 3 Biggest Freak Out Factors and the corresponding Survival Guide so you and your student don’t get overwhelmed. In this three-part series, I’m addressing the 3 Biggest Freak Out Factors associated with making the transition into Middle School. The Fear Factor – Strike a Balance The Friend Drama – Navigate the Turbulence […]

Freaking Out about Transitioning into Middle School? Help is on the way …

Are you freaking out about your child’s transition into Middle School? Leaving Elementary for Middle School can be one of the most challenging adjustments for parents and students because the list of uncertainties may cause emotional overload and sleepless nights. Chances are, your student has been exposed to middle school war stories or read a few books about strict teachers, social villains and shenanigans in the locker room. My clients […]

Raising a Highly Sensitive Teenager? Try this Antidote Today!

Are you raising a highly sensitive teenager? You’ve got your work cut out for you because she’s growing up a world where: information overload is part of the landscape busy people are viewed as more productive stressed out people are perceived as having greater success It’s no wonder your daughter is exhausted. She’s processing an insurmountable amount of bewildering images and likely striving to exceed unrealistic social, emotional and academic […]

Are you ready to defy the bleak statistics for teenage girls? Start here …

How can you prevent your teenage daughter from becoming another *statistic? Invest as much interest, support and time in discovering who she is and what lights her up from the inside out; as you do asking about test scores and PB’s (personal bests). Teenage girls are somehow expected to know how to navigate life’s social and emotional challenges. This is a myth – they need guidance and support – and […]