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When Teenagers Ask “Who Am I?”
Dec. 30, 2016

One of the most important questions that teenagers grapple with during the time of adolescence is, “Who am I?”  Then, as they are answering...

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What Does the Word “Support” Look Like in Your Family?
Oct. 20, 2016

The secret to healthy kids can be found through a whole-person approach to the needs of your child.  By addressing the emotional, relational, physical,...

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How to Recognize if Your Son is Overwhelmed
Sep. 21, 2016

I'll never forget a time one of my sons lost a football game.  He was in middle school, and I was the resident taxi,...

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Helping Children Make Healthy Choices with Technology
Jun. 25, 2016

The American Association of Pediatrics put out a statement about how parents should interact with media, or what we call technology. Read the list...

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Mentor and Monitor Your Child’s Relationships
Feb. 28, 2016

As your child grows, he or she will come into contact with more and more people outside your family and circle of friends. They...

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Studying Your Son’s Multitasking and Critical Thinking
Oct. 1, 2015

As you consider measuring the impact technology has on your son, be sure to carefully study your son’s ability to multitask, including when his...

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Managing the Love Affair with Technology
May. 31, 2015

Getting a novel gadget or using technology in a new way is much like entering into a new relationship. I remember when I got...

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How To Raise a Happy, Healthy Teen
Apr. 30, 2015

Whether you have a teenage girl or a teenage boy, there's a lot going on physically in that body and brain. As a parent,...

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Signs Your Son Has A Technology Addiction
Mar. 27, 2015

Boys have a hard enough time concentrating, contemplating, and reflecting -- all executive functions centered in the prefrontal cortex of the brain, an area...

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7 Tips for Diagnosing Your Child’s Brain Disorder
Feb. 27, 2015

Over the last two decades, the number of brain disorder diagnoses in general has increased exponentially. While some of this increase is due to...

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Overcoming Holiday Stress
Nov. 30, 2014

The holiday season is supposed to be filled with bright lights, delicious food, warmth, and loved ones. It is a time to be grateful...

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The Importance of Sports and Play for Boys
Apr. 28, 2014

An 8-Step Audit of Your Son’s Activities Among the wonderful assets available to you, as parents, to help your son build character and self-discipline,...

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Dr. Jantz is a world-renowned expert on eating disorders, depression, anxiety, technology addiction, and abuse. You can find additional content contributions by Dr. Jantz on these mental health topics and more on the following sites.