Setting limits can help lessen stress and reduce the impact of network news. My grandmother Mur used to say, “If it weren’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have any at all,” then she would coyly giggle. Having been born in 1912, she certainly learned to deal with many difficult … [Read more...] about Limits and Dealing with Upsetting News Events
How Will This Kid Ever Make It In The Real World?
In our Parents Anonymous Group we parents often wondered aloud how our children would ever survive in the real world: Will they be able to manage money? Will they learn to cook and clean their house? Will they manage to hold down a job? Will they get along well with others? Will … [Read more...] about How Will This Kid Ever Make It In The Real World?
What Worries Teens on a Regular Basis?
When you face different milestones in your life you have different worries. For example, when you are pregnant you may worry about the health of your child, or your weight gain being in control. When you get a new job you may worry about whether or not you will learn quickly, or … [Read more...] about What Worries Teens on a Regular Basis?
Things Your Teen Worries About
When you are a teenager your life should be bliss. Your parents pay your bills, and the only thing you really have to be responsible for is school, and possibly a part time job. So, what things do teens have to worry about? Plenty. Teens worry more than one may think. The … [Read more...] about Things Your Teen Worries About
Teen Worry Dynamics
Teenagers, like everyone else, worry about various things. We might all worry at some point whether or not our hair looks good, but the dynamics of a teenager worrying about their hair differ greatly from those of a grown business man. For example, the teen may be worried about … [Read more...] about Teen Worry Dynamics