Category: Parenting

How to Beat the Pressure and Depression of Attending School Virtually
College Life

How to Beat the Pressure and Depression of Attending School Virtually

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- September 30, 2020 0

This is the First Post in our New Series: Ask the Experts Welcome to our new series where we’ll periodically reach out to mental health ... Read More

Kids Leaving the Nest Soon?  How to Make Your Time Together More Meaningful
Parenting

Kids Leaving the Nest Soon? How to Make Your Time Together More Meaningful

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- August 30, 2020 0

Introspection at this point in life -- when the kids are leaving for college, and we’re transitioning to an empty nest -- is right on ... Read More

What to Know About Your College First Aid Kit
College Life

What to Know About Your College First Aid Kit

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 12, 2020 0

Going to college can be scary for many students. For the first time in their lives, they will be on their own, forced to make ... Read More

The Decline of College Student Mental Health and What Parents Can Do About It
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The Decline of College Student Mental Health and What Parents Can Do About It

Nancy L. Wolf Nancy L. Wolf- June 17, 2020 0

An increasing number of high school in the U.S. are struggling with mental health challenges. And the numbers continue to rise as these high school ... Read More

Having Second Thoughts About Sending Your Child Off to College in These Difficult Times?
COVID-19

Having Second Thoughts About Sending Your Child Off to College in These Difficult Times?

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- June 5, 2020 0

The deposit is in, and your family has made the best decision possible about what school to attend in the fall, given the pandemic. But ... Read More

When Planning for College Avoid These Seven Pitfalls
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When Planning for College Avoid These Seven Pitfalls

Gail Post Gail Post- June 3, 2020 0

As a psychologist, I see many teens immersed in the college planning process. Unfortunately, the sequence of events that unfolds typically follows this well-worn path: ... Read More

What to Do When Your College Student Wants to Drop Out
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What to Do When Your College Student Wants to Drop Out

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 19, 2020 0

  There are many reasons why a college student may want to drop out of school. To help you better understand what they may be ... Read More

Mother’s Day Wishes Moms Make for Their College-Bound Children
COVID-19

Mother’s Day Wishes Moms Make for Their College-Bound Children

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 8, 2020 0

Mothers make lots of wishes for their children. Toss in a pandemic, and a few themes begin to emerge. That’s exactly what happened when we ... Read More

Why Some High School Students Are Feeling Less Anxious in Spite of the Pandemic
COVID-19

Why Some High School Students Are Feeling Less Anxious in Spite of the Pandemic

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- May 3, 2020 0

  We all react differently to stressful situations. COVID-19 has challenged the best of us, but for some high school students, as the days pass ... Read More

Helping Your College and College-Bound Kids Cope Through the Pandemic
Parenting

Helping Your College and College-Bound Kids Cope Through the Pandemic

Melissa T. Shultz Melissa T. Shultz- April 6, 2020 0

  A pandemic brings more than illness--it brings major life disruption, and an overwhelming sense of uncertainty. For kids in high school and college, it ... Read More

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