Love Your Youth: 4 Ways to Help Your Teen Recover from Bullying

Bullying is a serious and unfortunately common issue that affects many teens. It is a form of emotional abuse that can have far-reaching effects on the victim’s life. As soon as you become aware of a bullying situation, you need to take appropriate steps to deal with the issue. This may include contacting the school or reaching out to authorities to discuss criminal charges. Once the immediate situation has been addressed, be aware that your child may have lingering effects from the events that require your attention.

Discuss the Situation Openly

One of the most important steps that you can take to help your child overcome the effects of bullying is to open a conversation about it. This conversation may be one long heart-to-heart, but most often, it is a long series of conversations. You may notice that your child is increasingly able to open up to you about the situation, and you can work with your child as he or she explores feelings about the events.

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Signs Your Teen Is Struggling with Addiction & How to Help Them

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Drug use is on the rise in the US. Most drug use starts during the teenage years. Your teenager may be getting drugs from your medicine cabinet or from their friends. Here are some signs of addiction and steps to take to help your teenager.
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3 Practical But Popular Gifts Any Teen Would Enjoy

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Getting gifts for little kids is often pretty easy. Figuring out something for adults is usually not that difficult either. Teenagers, on the other hand, can be a lot more difficult to buy for. A lot of the time they don’t want to receive practical things as gifts, even though they’ll use them. But what about practical gifts they actually will enjoy? No matter the gender of your teen, these three practical gifts will be a hit. Continue reading “3 Practical But Popular Gifts Any Teen Would Enjoy”

Activities for Bored Teenagers


If you have a teenager in your home, then you already know they can get bored…and fast! While the spring season drives in the warmer weather, your teen may still find themselves bored with nothing to do. Here are some awesome activities to keep your teens busy this spring, ones they can do alone or with friends.

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