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Handle Anxiety Attacks as a Parent & Things to Discuss With Your Therapist

2 Jan

Handle anxiety attacks with help from Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad Anxiety can happen to anyone, but as a parent, you’re a magnet for your brain going haywire. Sometimes, the anxiety is over a legitimate concern, such as the well-being of your child. Other times, it’s the less likely what ifs and the paranoia over your child that can trigger […]

Mom Monday-Making the Back to School Transition Smoother

1 Jan

Kids walking back to school with backpacks.

Summer vacation comes to an end eventually.  The new school year will kick off before you know it.  Parents and kids should start preparing several days (ahem weeks) in advance for an easy back to school transition.  There’s also a few things that can be done during the first few weeks of school that will […]

Teen Tip Tuesday-Teach teens to be thankful

20 Nov

Teaching kids to be thankful on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Saying thank you has always been an important part of our family’s culture. It’s a pet peeve when I don’t hear those two little words in the appropriate setting. It’s so easy to teach good manners when your kids are young that will carry over into their teens. Teenagers that know your expectation of manners […]

Teen Tip Tuesday-Show Them You Are Thankful

13 Nov

Love your teen on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Teens often feel like we are always nagging and looking to catch them acting out.  They are so used to their harried mom responding with a curt statement or short “no”.  It’s not that we want to answer this way, it’s just that we often do so without thinking of the impact our words have. […]

Teen Tip Tuesday-Hold a Family Interview on Thanksgiving!

6 Nov

Thanksgiving with family at Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Thanksgiving is the perfect time for teens to get to know their family better. The holidays bring us closer together and since most family members are hanging out in intimate settings, it’s a great time to hold a family interview of each other. So while you are waiting for that lovely turkey to be ready […]

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