Two moms talk about when and how to talk to their children at different ages and stages, about avoiding drug and alcohol abuse. Especially effective when one of the moms is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Certified Supervisor Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor.
Your pre-teen and teenaged children are getting very adept at pushing your buttons. That’s a natural part of their process to separate from you as they age. Dr. Jacquot shares tips on keeping your cool as your pre-teens and teens (seemingly) delight in testing you.
in a past “Mom to Mom,” Dr. Jacquot talked about how important it is to know your teenage kids’ friends. Here she shares some tips on how to do that, by making your house “the cool house” where everyone wants to hang out. And by “cool” she means unobtrusively supervised. Parenting Teens: How Make Your…
How much screen time is too much? How do you create a “people first” culture in your home? Dr. Margo Jacquot, PsyD gives advice on creating “screen free zones” in the house, respecting that phones do have a good side, and making peace at home.
It seems like just when the stakes get high– with talk of sex and drugs …your kids are turning to their peers instead of you for advice. Dr. Margo Jacquot, Psy.D. gives three things you can do to stay calm and support your budding pre-teen and teenager.
School is back in session. And, perhaps you’ve already had your first morning struggle with a child not wanting to go to school. Seems like anxiety and depression is growing in youth and adolescents. What are signs for you as a parent to look for to know if your child might be struggling. Maybe…
Why does it seem like our darling, sweet, cherub children turn into someone unrecognizable on the eve of their 12th birthday? There’s brains are going through amazing, completely normative change. And they are likely a little scared, too. Here’s how you can help them grow. Watch the video now.