When the pandemic hit, a West Jordan mom saw it as an opportunity for more family time but now with the summer here, her kids are bursting at the seams to get out of the house and have fun.
Many young families are facing unimaginable levels of emotional stress and strain. Here’s some clear advice on how to survive in the chaos.
In addition to school being canceled, many after school sports and activities have also been put on hold. Local coaches and instructors are going out of their way to not only help their athletes stay active, but emotionally and mentally engaged.
It's tempting to forget about structure during the summer, and let kids have their freedom. But too much relaxation can actually be a detriment to kids.
Therapist say when adolescents and teens feel connected, bigger subjects are easier to discuss.
In today's fast-paced, technological world, it's rare to find a spare moment to slow down, but experts say quiet, peaceful moments are vital to a teenager's mental health.
Intermountain Healthcare's Dr. Matt Swenson believes parents have more power than they realize to care for the emotional and mental health of their children.
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