Posts Tagged ‘Parenting Teens’

posted by on AT&T, Cell phone safety, Parenting, Parenting Teens, Parenting tips, Spring Break

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With the start of Spring Break around the corner (and summer soon after!), some people, including our teens, will be traveling abroad. Nothing can put a damper on fond memories of a trip faster than sticker shock from your wireless bill. To help customers keep charges predictable when traveling internationally, AT&T offers these tips: ·         […]

Parenting Teens

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posted by on Parenting, Parenting Teens, Parenting tips

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Parenting is daunting from the beginning. When children are born they are so small and helpless and most of us have no idea what we are doing. They seem so fragile in our large unsure hands. And then as they grow we worry that we are giving them all the right tools to face the […]

posted by on Bullying, Bullying prevention, Love is Respect, Parenting, Parenting Teens, Parenting tips, Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, teen relationships

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. A recent study shows that young men who frequently bully their peers are also more likely to perform acts of domestic violence as adults. Parents, schools and our community need to know there are many resources they can reach-out to for  valuable information to offer teens about relationships.  […]

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The question is no longer whether you are going to give your teenager his own cell phone but at what age you allow him to have his own cell phone. This is largely going to depend upon you and the maturity level of your teenager (which is something that only you as a parent can […]

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As long as there have been young people, there have been bullies. However, in the past decade the rise of the Internet and video channels such as Youtube have brought a new immediacy to the issue of bullying, which unfortunately affects so many children and young adults in this country. Images of young people being […]

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The month of February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Prevention. Cell phones are a major part of our kid’s lives today.  Technology is their life. Next to talking one-on-one, texting is currently one of the most instant forms of communication. While texting might be the perfect platform to say a quick “hi,” there are some […]

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Prevention Month. You deserve to be in a safe and healthy relationship, whether in person or online. If your partner is digitally abusive, know their behavior is not acceptable and could be illegal. Check out our tips below for staying safe on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, foursquare […]

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Teens love it and some parents dread the thought of it.  Spring break and bills! With the start of Spring Break only two months away (and summer soon after – I can’t believe it!), some kids and college students will be traveling abroad. Nothing can put a damper on fond memories of a trip faster […]

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How many kids and teens received smartphones over the holiday season? Chances are you know someone who got a cool new smartphone or tablet over the holidays, most likely a teen or tween! But most of us don’t have time to go through the entire instruction booklet to figure out the device.  Below are seven […]

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Guest post by Ken Myers: When you think about teenagers you usually picture them with headphones in their ears and a phone stuck to their nose. However theses are often unhealthy and isolating behaviors that allow the teens to live in a world of their own creation. By exploring nature with your teen you can […]