It’s important to be understanding of how your kids feel–even when you don’t get it. As parents, we have all been in the situation where we don’t understand why our child is losing it over something that seems so minor. Here's how to recognize their feelings.
In the pandemic, many of the traditional measures that indicate a teen is thriving have been rendered irrelevant. Jennifer Hartstein, an adolescent psychologist in New York who specializes in anxiety and depression, said that in the absence of “age-old markers” of wellness, “we have to pivot and look at kids differently.”
National Suicide Prevention Week is September 6-12th, with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th. Suicide currently ranks as the second leading cause of death amongst those ages 10-24. Suicide is a preventable death. We
It’s back-to-school time. And this year is certainly shaping up to be different than any other. Planning is challenging and the news we receive continues to change. Just when you think you are ready to
Jen Hartstein, Yahoo Life Mental Health contributor and practicing psychologist, shares 5 tips for parents coping with back-to-school anxieties.
Jen Hartstein, Yahoo Life Mental Health contributor and practicing psychologist, shares her feelings on how back-to-school anxiety is normal, even if you’re not a student.
For many parents, trying to do their own jobs while helping their teens and tweens cope and keep up with their school work has become one of the most challenging aspects of the pandemic.
It’s important to be understanding – even when you don’t get where you child is coming from. As parents, we have all been in the situation where we don’t understand why our child is losing it
According to a recent report, teens spend about nine hours a day using media for their enjoyment, and some 13-year-olds check social media 100 times a day. Psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein joins TODAY’s Savannah
Some parents (you know who you are) get a little too competitive on the sidelines of their kids’ sporting events. How can you encourage your children to do their best on the playing field