Teens and chores

January 24, 2017  |   For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

A discussion about trying to get teens to do chores: http://yourteenmag.com/family-life/getting-teenager-to-do-chores?utm_source=Weekly+Emails&utm_campaign=d61025cd08-Weekly_Digest_Email&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_418d895dd9-d61025cd08-408240285&mc_cid=d61025cd08&mc_eid=f18f5a8f38  

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Kids, Teens, and cell phone use

January 24, 2017  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

Some tips for parents on modeling good cell phone use: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/23/well/family/5-no-phone-zones-for-parents-and-kids-alike.html?mwrsm=Email&_r=0 And some thought about how to deal with teens who are on their phones all the time: http://yourteenmag.com/technology/too-much-screen-time?utm_source=Weekly+Emails&utm_campaign=d61025cd08-Weekly_Digest_Email&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_418d895dd9-d61025cd08-408240285&mc_cid=d61025cd08&mc_eid=f18f5a8f38

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Talking to kids about porn

January 21, 2017  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

Some tips for how to discuss porn with kids: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/05/10/garden/porn-intro.html?_r=0  

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Middle child syndrome

January 21, 2017  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers,For teens   |   Click on title to comment!

An analysis of the actual support for this commonly-held belief: http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-say-there-s-probably-no-such-thing-as-middle-child-syndrome?utm_source=ScienceAlert+-+Daily+Email+Updates&utm_campaign=fce76dc904-MAILCHIMP_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe5632fb09-fce76dc904-365490661  

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School bus safety

January 19, 2017  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

Despite several recent high-profile crashes, a new report by the GAO confirms that overall school buses are still a very safe means of transportation, and crashes are actually quite rare- they just tend to make the news: http://www.gao.gov/assets/690/682077.pdf

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