Signs That My Teenager Has Become Troubled

We live in a busy, information-heavy world that can often make it challenging to keep up, even with our family members. We may even miss recognizing that our little ones are now teenagers who have become troubled boys. Where it once would take just a hug to soothe their troubles, now it’s going to take […]

How Your Divorce Can Be Impacting Your Troubled Teen

As parents, we try to make decisions that are in the best interests of our children. That can sometimes include deciding to divorce your partner. It is estimated that 40% of teens will see their parents divorcing before they turn 18. Divorce is often portrayed as being a hugely damaging life event. But, for many, […]

Skills That Your Troubled Son Will Learn In A Therapeutic Boarding School

To say that the teen years can be challenging is more than an understatement. Before sending our children out into the world as well-adjusted adults, they should be equipped to deal with the challenges that life will throw at them. The teen years are often the best time for them to learn these vital skills […]

Teens Want Privacy Which Is Why They May Hide In Their Room All Day

Parenting seems to be one set of stages and phases after another. The teen years bring with them a whole fresh set of phases to work through. One phase that many parents are not necessarily expecting is that their teens seem to be spending increasing time in their bedroom. While it can feel quite hurtful […]

Is Your Troubled Son Avoiding Social Situations?

Has your son always struggled with being an introvert in social situations? Or has it become more of a concern you recognize in recent years? A troubled teen may start to withdraw from and avoid social situations. While it is easy to write this off as being shy, the truth of the matter is that […]

How to Prevent My Teenager From Sneaking Out At Night

At some point in your child’s teenage years, they’re going to consider sneaking out of the house. Whether it’s to attend a party you told them they couldn’t go to, hang out with friends, or get into mischief, it’s not uncommon for troubled boys to tiptoe past your bedroom and escape into the night. While […]

Has My Troubled Teen Experienced an Event to Cause PTSD?

Has your troubled teenager been acting out more than usual? Have you witnessed a shift in their behavior or a detachment from friends and family? While teenagers are known to be resilient after facing a trauma, they aren’t immune to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) brought on from a stressful event and often don’t know how […]

Signs Your Teen is Hiding Their Drug Use and What to do about it

As much as we like to hope that we have a strong relationship with our teenage sons, the truth is that any of our children could experiment with and become addicted to drugs. If you’ve noticed mood swings and withdrawing from family and friends, it could be attributed to the hormonal changes that arrive with […]

The Effects of Social Media on Teenage Mental Health

Social media has become a large part of our lives, particularly in recent months, as most of us have needed to isolate due to the pandemic. A survey conducted in 2019 by the Pew Research Center determined that as many as 97% of teens between 13 and 17-years old use one or more social media […]

Life Skills Your Teenage Son Needs to Know

As your teenager approaches adulthood and lives on their own, you may start to worry that they are not ready. You’ve been there for your child for every milestone, preparing them for the way that life changes when they begin to walk, start school, or learn to drive. Ensuring that your teenage son is ready […]