When Your Teen Talks Back

When Your Teen Talks Back

Somewhere around puberty, the giggles of childhood become huffs and sighs and your teen talks back. You notice that your teens have stopped asking you questions, and they’re questioning everything that you do. When they’re not complaining or criticizing, they’re talking back. It’s normal for parents of teens to experience these interactions. And you’re not […]

Raising Teen Girls

Raising Teen Girls

Raising teen girls in today’s environment can be challenging. Despite this generation of adolescents entering puberty earlier and being exposed to more sexual and violent than any generation before them, their emotional development does not necessarily keep up with their physical maturity. The growth of the brain is an important change during this period and […]

Healthy Teen Body Image

Healthy Teen Body Image

As children grow and begin experience the different stages of puberty, a whirlwind of changes occurs within their bodies and minds. Naturally, it’s also time when they start to pay more attention to their appearances. Girls and boys may start to focus more on their diet and personal hygiene because they want the mirror to reflect the image they […]

School’s Out – Get Outside and Moving!

School’s Out – Get Outside and Moving!

School’s out for most kids in San Diego, and you know what that means – more outdoor activities, like hiking, beach going, swimming! Outdoor exercise is such a wonderful way to spend time together. Not only does it bring us together, but it help us feel good about our health, bodies, and minds. Yet, take a […]