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 later in life.

Study: Parents who give their teenagers alcohol are inviting trouble

Parents who claim that providing 'sips of alcohol' or permitting drinking 'under their supervision' is doing a huge disservice to their teens.  Providing any amount of alcohol to teenagers can have negative consequences. 

Teach Students To Use Social Media (The Right Way) And The Possibilities Are Endless

The use of social media in the classroom can be an effective tool for learning and teaching....if done the right and responsible way. Read More

The more you endlessly scroll on Facebook, the bigger the risk to your mental health

Research has found a negative correlation between the time spent on social media and one's emotional, psychological and mental health. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg recognizes the severe side effects of social media addiction and is changing some of Facebook's construction in hopes that people will spend less time scrolling.

An adult who went undercover at a Kansas high school found today’s teenage girls think it’s ‘normal’ to post ‘promiscuous’ pictures online

An adult goes undercover as a high school student and realizes how rampant sexting is, especially among young girls.  It is so commonplace, that sexting is practically the new norm.  The effects may not only damage a girl's reputation, but also her self esteem.

Safer Internet Day: Building online safety practices with young people

The UK is spearheading activities worldwide into a center that will provide information on keeping our children digitally and technologically safe at any age. #SID2018 Read More

What Happened When I Found My Teenage Son On A Hookup Site

What is the appropriate reaction to discovering your teenager has posted pictures of his/her genitals on the internet?  A mother gives her account of being in such a situation and how she handled it....as best she could.

Adults who went undercover at a high school found 7 things people don’t realize about life for teenagers today

When 7 adults go undercover posing as high school students, they discover the magnitude of how disruptive and disturbing the effects are of a 24/7 social media world.  From not being able to focus in class and depression to sexting and cyberbullying, connecting has never been so isolating.

7 real-life skills your teen needs before going away to college

Your amazing child got accepted to and is attending college away from home.  Now the real work begins: living apart from parents, being independent and navigating life as a young adult. Discover what knowledge and survival skills will best equip your child at college.

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