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 […]

Is your teenage daughter playing a dangerous game of popularity chess? Help her navigate this tricky game and make smart moves.

Are you caught up in the complex and dreadful parenting phase better known as social-media-maintenance-hell? I must admit, I didn’t anticipate the issues this virtual Pandora’s Box would bring to our family when my husband and I gave our tweens a smart phone. While there are certainly benefits to being active in the social media world, it’s tough to ignore the impact this chaotic environment may be having on your […]

#TimesUp – The Ultimate Self-Advocacy Guide for Teens

Have you and your daughter had an opportunity to talk about the #metoo, #timesup or #whywewearblack movement? Even though the glass ceiling hasn’t quite shattered or the hinges torn off the doors of inequality just yet, I’m hopeful that Oprah’s speech at the Golden Globes will bring positive change … for your daughter and mine. It’s no secret that sexual harassment, discrimination and disempowerment towards woman reaches far beyond the […]

3 Proven Steps to Help your Stressed-Out Teen

If your daughter could make ONE wish, what would it be? Studies show that teens are experiencing a higher rate of tension headaches and disrupted sleep. They’re struggling with how to balance multiple responsibilities … and it feels like too much to manage. When your daughter experiences a significant stressor, and doesn’t have the tools to cope, it’s normal to “wish” the pain and problem would just go away, so […]