Tag: young adult

Slingshot or Boomerang? Your Choice

Dear Mr. Dad: Our 15-year old son is still a few years away from college, but my wife and I are already thinking about when he’s going to move out and begin a life on his own. A number of our friends have kids who have already...

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Alternatives to ADD Meds + Young Adults in Rehab + Bilingual Advantage + Sending Kids to College

Guest 1: Marilyn Wedge, author of . Topic: A drug-free approach for troubled kids. Issues: Understanding that there are almost always alternative treatments methods other than medication for troubled kids; the need to change the language mental health professionals use to classify behaviors and feelings. Guest 2: Joseph Lee, author of . Topic: Parenting young adults in treatment and beyond. Issues: What is addiction? How do we cope when a child returns home from treatment? […]

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The Unconditional Love Test

Dear Mr. Dad: This isn’t strictly a parenting question, but here goes. My daughter, 26, met a man, left her husband, and is already moving in with her new boyfriend. She never gave us any indication that she was unhappy. It all...

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