Technology Resources Support Teens’ Learning

We know that our teens will need skills like basic reading, arithmetic, and writing to succeed in life. However, most parents have experienced nights full of tears and school-related anxieties, simply because the amount of …

Achieving Summer Goals

Today we continue with a three-part series on summer choices for teens. Last week’s article provided parents with tips on how to discuss and prioritize summertime goals. Today’s post discusses ways in which parents can help teens …

Summer Choices for Teens

Dreaming of summer? Parenthetical is too! Today’s article, a three-part series on summer choices for teens, provides parents with tips on how to discuss and prioritize summertime goals. Be sure to check back over the next …

Smart Decorating: Exploring Teen Room Decorating Options

Your teen will likely spend lots of time in their room. Last week we talked about the importance of working with your teen to create smart bedroom spaces that are functional but that also speak …

Teen Room Decor to Help Your Teenager Be More Organized

Ringing in 2017 might make it hard to relax when your home is in disarray. When you have teenagers, their bedrooms can be a nagging irritant. Sometimes it feels easier to just do the chores for …

Is my kid ready for a Smartphone under the tree?

As our children kick into “wish list” overdrive this holiday season, it isn’t uncommon for them to ask for every new toy or gadget on the market. No matter what holiday you celebrate, many of …

After the election: Suggestions for discussing election results and modeling good citizenship

Last week the United States elected a new president. After a long, often times divisive and emotionally charged election season, last week’s decision has continued to fuel important discussions around politics, values, and the future …

5 Safety Tips for Tweens and Teens Playing Pokémon Go

You may have recently noticed groups of young people walking around your city glued to their phones. But why has this familiar scene suddenly captured the attention of millions? It is all about a new …