Teens and Meds!
When it comes to medicating your teen there are all kinds of opinions. It seems these days for every opinion out there exists a “study” to prove that opinion. This brings me to the first point I would like to make about making a decision to take or not take medication. DO NOT DEPEND ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND GOOGLE. I am not saying discount the information completely, just don’t let it be your one and only guide. Discuss things with a psychiatrist when it comes to mental healt
1st lesson in boundaries!
There are countless books written about setting boundaries in parenting. For every book there is a slightly different teaching and understanding. For some reason, most books teach boundaries as if they are the same as reward and punishment (token economy). It is also often confused with what you want or hope for, or your expectations. These are definitely small aspects of parenting, but not necessarily boundaries. There are some fundamental components that even the expert