Posts Tagged ‘Parenting’

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Wow, I was thrilled and honored to be notified that I had not one, but two of my sites (Blog sites) listed in a recent Top 20 Parenting Blogs and Websites by Wilderness Ventures. For over a decade I have been helping parents with struggling teens after my own challenges and experiences.  Years ago, while […]

posted by on AT&T, Cell Phone, Cell phone safety, Cyber Safety, Cybersafety, Internet Safety, mobile phone safety, Online activity, Online Safety, Online Security, Parental Controls, Parenting, Parenting tips, Social Networking, Teens and Technology

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June is National Internet Safety month! It’s hard to believe June is already here, and many students are already out of school for the summer! The free time during summer gives kids ample opportunities to test boundaries as they explore the Internet, on both the home computer and their mobile device, talk and text with […]

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Attention Parents: This is a must-read. There’s a new way to track, stalk, record, study, and invade your children and their privacy. Google’s Project Glass is the newest technological “advancement,” and it could turn out to be downright frightening. Now is the time to encourage your children to remove personal information from online sources (or […]

posted by on Parenting, Parenting Teens, Parenting tips, Struggling Teens, Teen Drinking, Teen drug abuse, Teen drug use, Teen Help, Underage Drinking

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Summer is around the corner.  Whether we are talking about distracted driving or underage drinking both topics demand full attention of both parents and teenagers. Today myths were debunked by The Treatment Research Institute and The Partnership at Drugfree.org. Here is a first look at the  “Underage Drinking In The Home,” a new resource was […]

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Homework has historically not been a student’s favorite use of time out of school. Fortunately there are now some good websites students can use to reduce the amount of time spent on homework. Not only will these websites reduce the amount of time required to complete assignments, they’ll also potentially increase quality of the work. […]

posted by on Cyber Safety, Cybersafety, Internet Privacy, Internet Safety, Online Privacy, Online Safety, Online Security, Parenting, Parenting tips

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Your children would never walk off with a stranger or accept a gift from someone they didn’t know. You’ve taught them about stranger danger and how to call attention to themselves if they didn’t feel safe. In the same way you protect your children, you try to do the same for your home. You lock your doors when you leave and again […]

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New, nationally projectable survey results released today by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation confirmed that one in four teens has misused or abused a prescription (Rx) drug at least once in their lifetime – a 33 percent increase over the past five years. The Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS) also found troubling data […]

posted by on Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Parenting, Parenting Teens, Parenting tips

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Learning that your child is the victim of bullying is an experience that’s simultaneously heartbreaking and infuriating. While your first instinct is to step in to stop the torment by any means necessary, it’s not always easy to see the bigger picture and pick up on the lessons that your child could learn from this […]

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On March 9, 2013 at World Golf Village, Dr. Michele Borba, our country’s leading Parenting and Bullying Prevention Expert, was the featured speaker for the Community Empowerment Series in St. Augustine Florida. With over 300 parents, teachers, students, guidance counselors and others in the audience, Dr. Borba spoke for nearly 2 hours on the topic […]

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Did you know that more than 50% of prescription drug abusers 12 and older obtain those prescription drugs from family and friends? In fact, some people looking to misuse prescription drugs find an easy source in their friend or family’s medicine cabinet. The good news is that proper disposal of unused drugs is one of […]