How Social Media Affects Teen Self-Esteem and What to Do About It

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jul 13, 2021 1:13:00 PM
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Topics: For Parents, Teachable Moments, Bullying, Anxiety, For Youth

How to Talk to Your Parents About Your Mental Health

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Feb 15, 2021 10:59:18 AM
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Topics: Tweens, Adolescents/Teens, Bullying, Counseling, For Youth

When Is It Appropriate for Your Child to Switch Schools?

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Nov 17, 2020 1:24:08 PM

Your child continues having issues at school. Maybe they’re experiencing bullying, having a difficult time making friends, or they keep bringing home bad grades. Is it time to switch schools? Consider these variables first. 

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Topics: For Parents, Tweens, Adolescents/Teens, Teachable Moments, Bullying, Trouble in School

Why Your Teen Might be Skipping School

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Nov 5, 2020 3:50:22 PM

Have you recently discovered that your teenager is skipping school? School truancy can be a frustrating problem for both parents and teachers. If you’re not sure what’s going on, consider these reasons.

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Topics: Behavior, Raising Respectful Children, Teachable Moments, Bullying, Trouble in School

Social Media Dangers and the Effects of Cyberbullying

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Sep 14, 2018 9:58:05 AM

In this digital age we now find ourselves in, it is easier than ever for kids and teens to bully their peers. In this digital world, bullies can say something harmful without having to see the physical reactions of their victim or visually experience the effects of their words. To understand the injustice more fully, we first have to admit it exists, educate ourselves, and then take actions to prevent and protect the children in our care.

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Topics: For Parents, Adolescents/Teens, Behavior, Teachable Moments, Bullying, Child Development