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Teen Speak: Notes to Self When Life is Changing

Teen Speak: Notes to Self When Life is Changing

This summer was a season of unknowns. I felt untethered, unsure, and unsteady most of the time. Frankly, it kind of sucked. And now the summer is over. There is comfort in being back in the routine of school, though…

Love Me Those Breakups

Love Me Those Breakups

After reading my thoughts on positive thinking (Positive Thinking Or Micromanaging? Let’s Talk Baby Steps), my teen found herself examining some of her own thoughts and experiences — and had this to share about relationships, dating, breakups, and the “think…

A Season of Unknowns: What’s Helping (and What’s Not)

A Season of Unknowns: What’s Helping (and What’s Not)

Read a teen’s version of how we can help in a seasons of unknowns. I’m finding this summer unexpectedly challenging. From the oldest finishing high school and soon heading away to college, to the youngest getting ready to start a…