Skip to main content Navigation Search

Blog : Teenager

The "D" Word

Dealing with discipline is tough for parents. Are you being too strict? Are you being too lenient? Learning when to pick your battles is a skill every parent struggles with. Here are a few things we do…

Sticks and Stones

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” Once upon a time, this was the solution to bullying.  For kids today, there are few safe places left and “sticks…

EAP: the Healing Power of Horses at IYR

At the Idaho Youth Ranch, equine therapy is available to children and families who participate in any of our programs and services, not only kids in residential care. That includes family therapy, group…

From Homelessness to a High School Formal

It’s the little things that can mean so much to a teenager whose only idea of “normal” is homelessness. Things like having a safe place to stay, regular meals, access to showers and clean…

Rayanne Starts a Whole New Family Tradition

Rayanne was barely 16 when her mom’s alcoholism finally got so out of control that she couldn’t take care of her kids or herself. It was a shock to Rayanne, who had no idea her mom was drinking.…

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
General
Parenting Newsletter
Thrift Store Sales