Blog Posts - Adolesence

Building Resiliency in Female Adolescents

by Dyan Eybergen RN, ACPI Adolescence is a time of extreme negotiation and friendships among teenage girls is probably at the crux. Female adolescents often have a difficult time finding a self identity in which they are comfortable with and get cau...
by Notes on Parenting on Oct 14, 2014

Parental Involvement in High School Can Increase Grades and Decrease Depression

High school is a tumultuous experience for many teenagers for a number of reasons. Along with the social, emotional, and physical changes that take place during this time, teenagers must face the added difficultly of navigating and preparing for thei...
by Notes on Parenting on Mar 26, 2014

How To Know If Your Teenager Has Suicidal Behavior

Teenagers are usually excellent at hiding their problems, pain, concerns and fears, especially from parents and caregivers. It is important to listen carefully to what a teenager is saying and to take her seriously when she is talking about suicide.
by Notes on Parenting on Nov 9, 2012

Mac and Cheese: Fear in a Handful of Dust

Mom’s Cookbook – Fear in a Handful of DustRoast chicken – find a bird that died hard. Coat liberally in paprika. Fling into oven. Turn oven up to iron-ore smelter temperature. Serve dessicated, dusty, desert-dry fowl. Insist that everyone eatin...

Know What Is Hyperhidrosis?

There have been countless folk who knowledge unreasonable armpit sweating yet they don?t know given they have this illness condition. For a couple of individuals, this is usually customary given it occurred to them for an awfully prolonged time. it&#...
by Home Improvement Blog on Jul 30, 2012

Substance use in Adolescence

I recently had the chance to chat with and listen to a seminar delivered by Dean Nicholson around substance use and sexual abuse.  Nicholson is the administrator of East Kootenay Addiction Services in Cranbrook BC. He recently conducted award wi...
by Notes on Parenting on May 15, 2012

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