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5 Ways Having A Pet Helps A Teen

by Jane Wangersky May 23rd, 2017| Social, Teens
When we think of pets being good for our children, we usually think of elementary age kids. After all, they’re at the age when it’s good to start learning responsibility. Teens, not so much. Your teen probably already has a fair amount of responsibilities, maybe sometimes more than they
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Teen’s Perspective on Earth Day

by Sam P. April 17th, 2017| Seasonal, Teens
It may just be me, but it seems as though many teenagers do not care about the environment as much as they should.  I often see kids lazily tossing bottles on the ground, while they're just a few yards from a trash can, or throwing away an entire lunch at

Kids, Parents, & Cell Phones

by Editorial Team April 10th, 2017| Elementary, Teens, Tweens
According to some sources, the average age at which a child gets his first cell phone is now about ten. For most American children, that means he is somewhere between fourth and sixth grade.

Although as parents, you've probably considered the pros and cons of giving your child her first phone
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Teens, Parents, and Entertainment: The Divide

by Jane Wangersky March 14th, 2017| Entertainment, Teens
Entertainment can bring a family a little closer together or drive them a fair way further apart. As kids grow into teens, parents will probably notice less togetherness and more apartness, in this as in lots of other things. The cause is simple: Teens want independence and a separate
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6 Ways to Be the Sitter Everyone Recommends

by Jane Wangersky February 21st, 2017| Social, Teens
Finding work as a babysitter depends a lot on word of mouth and the reputation you have in the community. For such a sensitive job, most parents would rather turn to a sitter recommended by someone they trust. So here are six ways to be the sitter parents tell
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Home Learning for Teens: Are You Both Ready?

by Jane Wangersky January 17th, 2017| School, Teens
We parents tend to think of home learning as something for elementary aged kids -- once they become teens, we figure, they’ll need, and probably want, the experience of full-time high school.

Yet there are reasons a homeschooled elementary student might want to go on with it into high school,
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Five Fast Questions and Answers About Teenage Depression

by Editorial Team December 29th, 2016| Teens
A survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed  1 in 20 people report feeling depressed. And by one estimate, depression costs the US economy $210.5 billion in direct and indirect ways on a yearly basis.

But despite these astonishing figures, getting help for teen depression
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How to Fit Studying In around Family Life

by Editorial Team November 30th, 2016| Teens
One of the toughest parts of being a University of Illinois Health Informatics student isn’t the studying and expectations of student life it’s in fact learning how to balance your studies with your family life. Finding balance is a key to your success, as it will help to keep
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How to Have a Job and a Car While You’re in School

by Sam P. November 22nd, 2016| Teen Perspective, Teens
Being a teenager without funding can be quite a difficult task. For starters, if your parents make you pay for your car, gas, insurance, and so on and so forth if you don't have a job you don't have a car. Many of my friends have cars and jobs
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Parent-Teacher Conferences: Work as a Team

by YPI Editors November 3rd, 2016| Elementary, Preschool, School, School, School, School, Teens, Tweens
It's the day of parent-teacher conferences. You arrive a few minutes early and are waiting in the hallway for your turn. You enter the room calm and ready to chat. (If you didn't do both of these things, be sure to read Tuesday's article filled with helpful hints.)
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Parent-Teacher Conferences: Basic Guidelines

by YPI Editors November 1st, 2016| Elementary, Preschool, School, School, School, School, Teens, Tweens
As November begins, many students are finishing the first quarter of the school year. With this demarcation usually comes parent-teacher conferences. As a parent and a former teacher, I have to admit that these conferences can be stressful for both sides of the table. Parents may enter unsure of what
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Showing Encouragement During the Teen Years

by YPI Editors October 27th, 2016| Communication, Teens
Your teen is inching ever closer to adulthood; how, as a parent, do you show pride and encourage him? For many parents, these years are divided into distinct camps- over-saturation and negligible. Like most things in life the answer is somewhere between the two.

Over-saturation: These are the parents that praise
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