The Dark Tunnel of Adolescent Evolution (Part 2): What Does “Staying in The Game” Look Like For Parents?

The Dark Tunnel of Adolescent Evolution (Part 2): What Does “Staying in The Game” Look Like For Parents?

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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Why is It So Hard For Teenagers to Feel Good About Their Appearance and How Parents Can Help?

Why is It So Hard For Teenagers to Feel Good About Their Appearance and How Parents Can Help?

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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Teen Smart-Phone Usage as a Privilege, Not a Right: Establishing Sensible Restrictions

Teen Smart-Phone Usage as a Privilege, Not a Right: Establishing Sensible Restrictions

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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How Anxiety Can Help Teens Practice For Life Challenges

How Anxiety Can Help Teens Practice For Life Challenges

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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The Dark Tunnel of Adolescent Evolution (Part 1): Why Parents Need to Stay in The Game

The Dark Tunnel of Adolescent Evolution (Part 1): Why Parents Need to Stay in The Game

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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Thoughts on Gender and How Kids Can Help us Grow if We Allow it to Happen

Thoughts on Gender and How Kids Can Help us Grow if We Allow it to Happen

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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Parenting Adolescents: Structure, Limits and Flowing With The Changing Tide of The Parent Child Relationship

Parenting Adolescents: Structure, Limits and Flowing With The Changing Tide of The Parent Child Relationship

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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“Angst” — A Powerful Film About Social Anxiety That Every Parent Needs to See

“Angst” — A Powerful Film About Social Anxiety That Every Parent Needs to See

 Last week the Parents Association in the town where I live held a showing of a new documentary called “Angst.” The film explores anxiety in kids and teenagers, its causes, effects and what we can do about it. It’s a powerful, courageous and inspirational film that features teenagers, parents, and mental health professionals telling […]

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