Category Archives: Adolescence

8.7.12.chalkboardmalefemalefigure February 26

Talk to your teens about sex

Contributed by Sarah Pichardo Ok. I already know you’re asking yourselves, why is a single, childless person writing about this? The answer is simple. I just had to. No, seriously. I was at Target last night buying a pair of $150 socks (for those of you that shop at Target, you know very well how […]

Truth is…Raising Kids today is a Challenge

That’s the plain truth according to parents from the Chicagoland area. Whether raising an infant, toddler, preteen, or teenager, the role of a parent or caretaker has become a much more complicated task. Dealing with issues like tantrums, long working hours, technology-absorbed children and adults, teens that think they know it all, and the increasing […]

The Role of Parents Raising Teenage Children: When to Hold on and When to Let Go

Contributed by Jeremy Moeggenberg, MA As a therapist working with many adolescents, I have seen the spectrum of problems that families can run across when roles are not well defined.  Many of the adolescents that I see are having problems at school and/or at home, are having issues related to drug or alcohol use, or […]

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