We’re all trying to stay physically healthy right now, but what about our mental health? While we’re staying inside and socially distant, it may take a toll on your emotional wellness…but now is the perfect time to turn our attention to it!
Checking in today to make things a bit better and lighter is Dr. John Duffy, author of Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety. He joins the The Morning Blend Show with his tips for improving and maintaining a healthy mental balance during these unprecedented times.
A Complete Guide to Your Child’s Stressed, Depressed, Expanded, Amazing Adolescence
Learn about the “New Teen” and how to adjust your parenting approach. Kids are growing up with nearly unlimited access to social media and the internet, and unprecedented academic, social, and familial stressors. Starting as early as eight years old, children are exposed to information, thought, and emotion that they are developmentally unprepared to process. As a result, saving the typical “teen parenting” strategies for thirteen-year-olds is now years too late.