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Teens: One More Thing Not to Do While Driving

by Jane Wangersky May 8th, 2015| Safety, Teens
Your teen probably knows better than to text, email, or dial a phone while driving, but they may not know that other activities with electronics are just as dangerous.  (You may not have known it yourself.) For example, if they have a smart watch, such as the new Apple
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3 Behaviors to Discourage in Your Tween

by Lori Sciame May 7th, 2015| Behavior, Tweens
Despite a parent's best intentions, a tween can begin to display unsavory behaviors.  The best way to deal with this problem is by discouraging the specific behavior(s) instead of taking the "he will grow out of it" approach.

Intervention works. A caring parent can assist her tween by discouraging inappropriate
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From Home to Preschool With Toddlers

by Tania Cowling May 4th, 2015| Infants/Toddlers, Social
Is your child beginning preschool or daycare for the first time? I worked on preparing my child for preschool; after all, he was used to being with me all day long. I think the transitional preparations we did at home helped him. Here are survival tips for children and
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Teen’s Perspective on Difficult Friends

by Sam P. May 1st, 2015| Teen Perspective, Teens
We all have that one friend that never gets the hint. Whether they are just way too over the top in public, or don't understand that not everyone has that much money to spend, we all have that one friend who is just oblivious to everything.  Of course, despite