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Susan Kerley, of Marietta Counseling for Children & Adults, shares her best advice for parents of teens with ADHD. What are some common myths associated with teen ADHD? ADHD is a lifelong condition, yet there is often a sense that he/she will … Continue reading

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Daniel Rubin, of Rubin Counseling, shares his best advice for parents with teens struggling with addiction. What myths are associated with teen addiction? That teens will outgrow their addiction. Parents think, ”This is just a high school thing, but once they … Continue reading

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Brianna Bacorn, from LifeGate Counseling Center, shares her best advice for parents with teens struggling with depression. What myths are associated with teen depression? “Depression is just teenage angst that they will outgrow.” Depression can ebb and flow, but time is not … Continue reading

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Judi-Lee Webb PhD, from New Directions Counseling Center, shares her best advice for teen’s struggling with eating disorders. How can parents tell if their teen is struggling with an eating disorder? Some warning signs include fear of weight gain; preoccupation with … Continue reading

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Megan McSwain Mann, from Peachtree Art Therapy and Counseling, LLC, shares her best advice to teen anxiety. What myth is associated with teen anxiety? That being anxious is a normal part teen development. Sure, having a few butterflies before a test … Continue reading

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Jennifer Hankey, founder of Healthy Green Schools, shares her best advice for keeping kids healthy at school. What are some common health risks kids encounter at school? Common chemicals of concern include triclosan (a common antibacterial chemical), phthalates (found in … Continue reading

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Susan Morley, founder of The Parent Coaches, shares her best advice for scheduling. How can families handle their “back to school” schedule better this year? Take an inventory of the actual time spent in a given week. How many hours is … Continue reading

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Medical Director of Child Wellness for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Stephanie M. Walsh, MD shares her best advice for kids and screen time. What is a healthy amount of screen time for kids? Per the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), children … Continue reading

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Jeanne McDaniel from The Nutrition Source, LLC shares her best advice for smart snacking. What is a healthy number of snacks for kids?  A good rule is for a child (and adults) to eat every two to four hours. For … Continue reading

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Darrah Brustein from Network Over 40 is here to share her best advice to reduce social stress. What are the most common social stressors people experience?  Moving to a new city and not knowing anyone. Another stressor is when people’s lives … Continue reading

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