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The Power of the Parent-Child Connection

Parenting, while incredibly fulfilling, can also be a source of worry and uncertainty. Questions like "am I doing this... Read More

I’ve Already Broken My New Year’s Resolution. Now What?

With a new year, many people feel that this is the time to make a fresh start with positive... Read More

Together for Mental Health Awareness

Every May, #TeamAcenda celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month. Each year comes a new theme; this year is Together for... Read More

Will technology ruin my child’s development?

Dear Acenda, I've been experiencing quite the case of the terrible two's with my son lately, and it's becoming... Read More

How To Deal with Empty Nest Syndrome

Dear Acenda, I can't believe the time has finally come! My baby is heading off to college next month.... Read More

What should I do if my child hits, kicks, or bites?

Dear Acenda, I thought the terrible twos were behind us, but my son is now 5 years old and... Read More

My teen daughter is pregnant. How can I help her?

Dear Acenda, My 16 year old daughter is pregnant. I know it took a lot for her to tell... Read More

How can I stop my child from having temper tantrums?

Dear Acenda, My son is in the third grade, and his school has adopted a hybrid in-person/virtual schooling approach.... Read More

What should I do if my child’s grades are dropping?

Dear Acenda, Heading into 2021, my child's school is continuing a combination of online and in-person schooling amidst the... Read More

How Can I Tell If I’m In A Toxic Relationship?

Dear Acenda, I feel so confused right now on what I should do about my relationship. I've been dating... Read More

What is the Appropriate Age to Get My Child a Cell Phone?

Dear Acenda,  The only item on my son’s holiday wish list this year is a cell phone! He’s been asking... Read More

What Should I Do If My Child is Being Cyberbullied?

Dear Acenda,  My daughter has just turned 14 and is entering high school as a freshman this year. In response... Read More