My Baby Driver

My Baby Driver

My son was granted a driving permit three days after his sixteenth birthday. My attempt to teach him to drive began the following weekend. We set out to practice in an empty parking lot on a quiet Sunday afternoon. We both would have preferred to be elsewhere. Those...
Is My Teen Moody or Depressed? 5 Ways to Tell.

Is My Teen Moody or Depressed? 5 Ways to Tell.

It is not unusual for adolescents to experience emotional highs and lows as they move through this challenging phase of life. Parents need to be aware of the differences between “normal” moodiness and stress, and what constitutes a mental health issue. When parents...