What Would You Do

When It’s Time To Let Go

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Just for Teens, Parenting Children, Parenting Teens, Raising Self-Esteem, What Would You Do | 0 comments

When It’s Time To Let Go

I am honored to have my article “When It’s Time to Let Go” in Inside Armonk magazine. Some tips to avoid “Helipcoter Parenting.” As always I welcome your questions and comments. Wikipedia defines a Helicopter Parent as “a parent who pays extremely close attention to a child’s or children’s experiences and problems, particularly at educational institutions. Helicopter parents are so named because, like helicopters, they hover overhead.”  

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Dr. Benna Strober Interviewed in allParenting Magazine

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Parenting Children, What Would You Do | 0 comments

Dr. Benna Strober, NYS licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist who offers individual and group therapy for children, adolescents and young adults, as well as their parents with a focus on helping create healthier coping strategies and a stronger self-esteem was recently interviewed for an article published in allParenting magazine’s website. The article, “When Should I Stop Being Naked In Front of My Kids?“, discusses whether it’s appropriate for our little ones to be in the room while we shower or change clothes, and when it should stop. Read the...

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What Would You Do? Teen Drinking at Parties

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Parenting Teens, What Would You Do | 0 comments

This Really Happens. What Would You Do in the Situation? I recently attended a workshop at my daughter’s high school where the school support personnel handed out scenarios of situations that have happened in the past with other students. They wanted to raise discussions and hear from the parents what they would do if this happened to them and their child. Here is an example of one real-life scenario that was shared: Your teen asks if he can go to a party over the weekend. You call the house and confirm that a parent will be home. Your child calls you later from the party, telling you...

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