Essential Life Skills for Teens (Parents and Caregivers Too!)

What They Don’t Teach Teens includes thirteen topics:

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“I’m not only a veteran prosecutor for the city of LA and father to three sons, but I was once a deeply troubled teen.”

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We’ve put together some short and informative quizzes to raise awareness for teens (and their parents) about the seriousness of contemporary safety. They will certainly test your knowledge!

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From The Blog

Sparking A Teen and Parent Book Chat on Cyberbullying and Digital Wisdom

Cyberbullying and humiliation can be life destroying for teens who don't know how to get out of a devastating cyber-situation.  An adult survivor of such [...]

We Need to Stop Incarcerating Children for Status Offenses and Nonviolent Misdemeanors

Incarcerating juveniles for non-violent crimes is counter productive in almost every way.  Most young people who are jailed for "status offenses" need interventions from schools [...]

Fraternity banned in Pennsylvania, frat brothers given jail time after pledge dies

The members of a fraternity that upheld a "bro code" made an egregious, irresponsible mistake when 37 young men failed to get help for a [...]

From where I stand: “Police officers must protect the safety of citizens”

Victims of domestic violence often don't know their rights and how to protect themselves against their perpetrators.  It is critical that first respondents and law [...]

Actress Jameela Jamil Gives Men A Lesson In How Not To Be Like Aziz Ansari

Actress Jameela Jamil voices her opinion on how we need to go a step farther in the topic of sexual consent.  Sexual consent, while necessary, [...]

Teaching kids about healthy relationships

Teaching your children by talking to them and exemplifying relationships based on kindness, positive feelings, responsibility and self worth is the most effective tool in [...]

How Parents Can Curb Kids’ Obsession With Smartphones

Our phones are so smart, they practically run our lives.  As parents, however, we need to take advantage of our 'smart' phones to appropriately restrict, [...]

We urgently need to talk about the grey areas of bad sexual encounters

We are starting to better understand the laws of consent, but there are grey areas when it comes to sexual encounters that are difficult to [...]

Why I teach my kids to be rude

Teaching your children to say no, is not teaching rudeness, but rather the confidence to assert themselves in establishing boundaries should a difficult situation arise [...]

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