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Me: (uses “yeet” in a sentence)
14-yr old: “Mom, no one says yeet.”
Me: “yeet is cringe?”
Me: “cringe has been yeeted?”
(The glare was EPIC) -Amy L. Blair
Putting one foot in front of the other: If this is a challenge for you lately, you’re not alone.  This article from the Greater Good describes a happiness journalist’s struggle with languishing during the pandemic.
If you want to learn more about the culture of addiction and how it impacts your teens, here is a recording from Jessica Lahey’s talk with MVLA-The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence.
Finally, if your teen is struggling with academics or feeling down or frustrated about school, don’t forget to connect with our Counselors, our Nurse, and our Wellness Center. Feel free to reach out and connect with us with ideas for future topics, shareable resources, or thoughts at