Independence Day and Your Teen

Independence Day and Your Teen

Take a moment to step back and think: What were you doing on July 4th, 2020?In our family, I recall we were dealing with a lot of uncertainty.Our twins were living in separate states halfway across the country, the future of our economy was up in the air, and every...
Father’s Day and Your Teen

Father’s Day and Your Teen

This Sunday is Father’s Day. Let me begin by wishing all the dads a terrific day and hope you spend time with your family and friends. This Father’s Day weekend, I urge you to take the time to check in with your teens. Doctors at John Muir Medical Center in...
Avoiding Those Teen Summertime Blues

Avoiding Those Teen Summertime Blues

In just a few weeks, the 2020-2021 school year will end. Most teens have barely had time to socialize with peers in meaningful ways. Without a doubt, this past school year has been the most difficult for teens in more than a generation.Because of...