Blog, School Refusal

Information for Parents: How to Deal with Your Teen’s Eating Disorder (Part II)

In this two part blog series, Sage Day School provides parents with information about teen eating and body image disorders. In Part I we reviewed information about how teens develop eating disorders, common misconceptions, and types of eating and body disorders. In Part II we will review common symptoms and what parents should do if […]

Blog, School Refusal

Information for Parents: How to Deal with Your Teen’s Eating Disorder (Part I)

In this two part blog series, Sage Day School provides parents with information about teen eating disorders and body image problems. In Part I, we will examine in greater detail how your teen can develop an eating disorder, misconceptions parents have about eating disorders, and types of eating disorders. How Teens Develop Eating Disorders Your […]

Blog, School Refusal

Ways Parents Can Help Teens Transition from Middle School to High School (Part II)

When your tween/teen gets to high school, things often change, largely based upon where you live. For instance, in bigger cities, one high school can accept students from multiple middle schools/junior high schools. It is not uncommon for these large high schools to have class sizes of 1000+ students per grade level. You child could […]

Blog, School Refusal

Ways Parents Can Help Teens Transition from Middle School to High School (Part I)

Transitioning from middle school/junior high school, to high school can be an overwhelming experience for some tweens and teens. Depending on whether middle school was two or three grade levels, your child established a routine, developed friendships, and was comfortable in a smaller school environment. Since your tween/teen is going to be exposed to a […]

Blog, School Refusal

How Social Media Affects Teens’ Self Esteem

Teenagers are constantly connected to the online world through their smartphones, tablets, video gaming consoles, and other mobile devices. Most teens heavily rely upon social media websites, like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Vine, Snapchat, and other platforms. They enjoy posting frequent status updates about what they are currently doing, where they are at, and their […]

Blog, School Refusal

Finding The Best Environment for Transgender Students

Transgender students often have a difficult time in school due to bullying, being ostracized, and even unintentional discrimination. Public schools exist to create an inclusive learning environment for all, and finding ways to make educational institutions safe and welcoming for transgender students isn’t just an educational policy priority, it’s simply the right thing to do. […]