Sherika’s Story

“You’re stupid!” “You’ll never amount to much...” That’s what Sherika remembers hearing as she grew up in a dysfunctional family and then foster care. And she believed it. Even when her grades proved it wasn’t true, Sherika doubted herself. When she turned 18 and aged...

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Tween teasing? Or dangerous bullying?

Time in with Dr. Tim All parents have moments when they wish they could consult with an expert. If you have a question about your tween or teen’s behavior, send it to Dr.Tim@youthvillages.org. If Dr. Tim and his staff of experts feature your question in a column,...

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How do you know when a teenager’s problems are serious?

Time in with Dr. Tim All parents have moments when they wish they could consult with an expert. If you have a question about your tween or teen’s behavior, send it to Dr.Tim@youthvillages.org. If Dr. Tim and his staff of experts feature your question in a column,...

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