How to Prepare for Spring Break Away from Your Teen

Spring is nearing, which for school-aged kids means Spring Break is coming up right around the corner. While this much-needed break from school work is a welcome reprieve for kids and parents alike, as teens get older, they want to spend less time with their family vacations, and more time with their friends. If your…

Posted on: March 18th 9:30 am

Five Ways Your Teen Can Volunteer this Spring Break

Troubled teens learn a lot in therapy programs such as online programs, wilderness programs or even boot camps, but what happens when they come home? Continued therapy is a huge part of getting them back on the right track. With spring break coming up, your teen will have a week off from their usual school…

Posted on: March 4th 9:30 am

Guidelines When Choosing a Military Program for Troubled Teens

When looking for a therapy program for your teen, you may come across listings for various residential programs like wilderness camps, residential therapy schools, military camps, or schools for troubled youth. These programs, like troubled teens themselves, are not all created equal. There are some things to consider when choosing. If you are considering a…

Posted on: February 18th 9:30 am

The Ins and Outs of Tough Love for Troubled Teens

Love can come in many forms, and is sometimes a hard thing to show, especially to a troubled teenager. There’s a fine line between tough love and overkill when trying to lay down ground rules for a teen who has spiraled out of control. This month is all about showing the love, so if you…

Posted on: February 4th 9:30 am

How to Have the Tough Talks with Teens

At some point in every teen’s life, there are going to be some conversations that parents are dreading or don’t know how to approach. It could be from the death of a family member, a change in situations such as moving or financial adjustments or even a decision regarding the teen that they may not…

Posted on: January 22nd 9:30 am

How to Finance a Therapy Program For Your Teen

A troubled teen program can come in many forms. There are online programs for teens, troubled teen residential programs, wilderness camps, military camps and even teen Christian programs. Some of these options are going to be more expensive than others but may be necessary for getting your teen the help that he/she needs. So what…

Posted on: January 8th 9:30 am

Why Should You Consider A Teen Wilderness Camp this Christmas

Holidays can be an emotional time for everyone, but for troubled teens, it can be one of the times of the year they struggle the most. With an emphasis on obligation and an almost-forced cheerfulness, holidays can become more of a stress than a wonderful time for your teenager. As hard as it is to…

Posted on: December 24th 9:00 am

FIve Uncommon Holiday Gifts for Teens

Teenagers can be a nightmare to shop for, especially if you have a troubled teen on your list this year. They may be reclusive, uninviting and seemingly unfriendly, but it’s still important to show them that you really care and know them this holiday season. It’s easy to write a check or buy the latest…

Posted on: December 11th 3:40 pm

Teaching Gratitude to Teenagers

This month is all about giving thanks, and we as adults tend to recognize how to be grateful on a daily basis because we’ve had to work so hard for it. However, teenagers tend to be in a more selfish state, so teaching them the concept of gratitude can be a hard one to tackle….

Posted on: November 20th 9:30 am

Helping A Troubled Teen Through the Holidays

The holidays can be a hard time for anyone, but particularly for teenagers who are already struggling with life in school, at home or even at both. If you want your teen to enjoy the holidays and let there be peace on Earth, then see below for some great ideas on how to handle a…

Posted on: November 6th 9:30 am

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