High school seniors and their parents face an especially difficult reality as schools across the country are shut down in response to COVID-19. With each passing week, the loss of highly anticipate . . .
Many kids are going stir crazy as families across the country are under quarantine—and teens are no exception. Most of my clients are teen girls, so I reached out to them for suggestions on how to . . .
Tweens and teens often struggle with receiving affection. They embarrass easily and some would rather die than be seen kissing their mothers in public. At a time when they lack self-confidence in ma . . .
A recent article in The New York Times reported that 30 percent of college freshmen do not return their sophomore year. Teens are heading off to college only to find that they are unprepared for new . . .
Teens have a lot to manage with school, activities, social media, changing bodies and pressure from many directions. Like the rest of us, teens can benefit from more calm in their lives. But because . . .
When it comes to applying for college, the numbers can be overwhelming. Elite schools boast single digit admissions rates, a four-year education can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, and applic . . .
Most high school juniors and rising seniors would rather hang out at the beach than think about school this summer. But if college is a dream, summer is a great time to make it a reality. Thanks to . . .
When my daughter went off to college, we packed every inch of our Suburban with obvious necessities: clothes, dorm bedding and accessories, cleaning supplies and snacks. It didn’t take long to dis . . .
Your teen has survived testing, essays, applications and the waiting game. Now it’s time to teach your college-bound teen some important life skills before he heads out to explore the world on his . . .
There is an enormous amount of pressure on teens to rush off to college immediately following high school graduation. While there are many students who can’t wait to pursue this next phase of educ . . .