Understanding Self-Harm: What Parents Can Do

Self-harm can be very difficult for parents to understand, and is oftentimes just as confusing for the young person who is doing it to themselves. Parents wonder just how serious the self-harming is, and if their child is trying to end his or her life. Self-harming...

In Response to 420

In light of “420” we wanted to share some tips for talking with your kids about the drug culture of today’s society. 420, the code for celebrating drug culture and marijuana every year on April 20th, has become a celebration throughout the world...

13 Tips for Parenting Your Teen

13 Tips for Parenting Your Teen By: Elinor Robin, PhD This article originally appeared on http://www.huffingtonpost.com/elinor-robin-phd/13-tips-for-parenting-you_b_8677476.html?utm_hp_ref=parents-teens My mother would say that being a parent is the hardest job on the...

Why Does “You’re Grounded!” Never Seem to Work?

Why Does “You’re Grounded!” Never Seem to Work? Exploring Discipline Techniques for your Tweens and Teens By: Sarah Holmboe, M.A., YSB Parent Education Coordinator Picture this: your teenager comes home past curfew and finds himself grounded for two weeks. He isn’t...