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Sleep Is Fundamental to Effective Education Reform

Sleep Is Fundamental to Effective Education Reform

Sharon Peaslee  02.12.2016
There's a far more fundamental need that we continue to overlook and that is SLEEP. Most teens go to school sleep deprived. They frequently...
Those Marvelous Stay-At-Home Dads and Their Daughters - Infancy to Adolescence

Those Marvelous Stay-At-Home Dads and Their Daughters - Infancy to Adolescence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  02.11.2016
SAHD Dads and Daughters Have a Special Connection Dads and daughters are a unique pair. They often fit together like hand and glove. When...
10 Random Pieces Of Life Advice For Young Women

10 Random Pieces Of Life Advice For Young Women

Amy Johnson  02.10.2016
Self-confidence is sexy as hell.
Parenting Teens: A Solitary Gig

Parenting Teens: A Solitary Gig

Mary Rowen  02. 9.2016
My name is Mary and I'm a parent of teenagers. I wish I could share more specifics with you. I'd like to talk about the day-to-day stresses...
This Is a Story About a Girl Who Saved a Play

This Is a Story About a Girl Who Saved a Play

Christopher Lamb  02. 5.2016
I sat on a folding chair a week ago waiting for the play, "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood," to begin at the Indianapolis school where...

Tides, Timing and the College Admissions Process

Stephen Gray Wallace  02. 3.2016
Making the most of a college education. Perhaps it's as simple as tides and timing to best prepare young people for what lies ahead.

Free Pass: My Son Was Drifting Away

Heidi Allen  02. 3.2016
Please remember this story I told him. In the very near future you will have a 13-year-old of your own, and you'll be tested just like...
5 Disney World Food Hacks With Kids

5 Disney World Food Hacks With Kids

Mitch Chaitin  02. 3.2016
Disney vacations are work: you are out all day, walking for miles, and navigating crowds. All of this is tougher on children, so be thoughtful...
Teens and Love: How Should a Parent Handle Their Child's First Heartbreak?

Teens and Love: How Should a Parent Handle Their Child's First Heartbreak?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  02. 2.2016
Sad Sam fell in love in tenth grade. He was quiet and cautious. He and his girl made good friends. They talked to each other about anything....
An Argument for Digital Citizenship Education

An Argument for Digital Citizenship Education

Denise Lisi DeRosa  02. 2.2016
Before finishing my morning coffee, two news stories caught my eye as they provide more evidence that digital citizenship education is...
Teens Technically Can't Use Uber Until They're 18

Teens Technically Can't Use Uber Until They're 18

The Mash  02. 2.2016
Now, in the new age of "ridesharing," the dynamic of how we get around has changed dramatically.
Why Our Teens Turn Us Into Shrews

Why Our Teens Turn Us Into Shrews

Claire McCarthy, M.D.  02. 1.2016
I don't like being a Shrew Mom. It makes me feel bad about myself, and doesn't exactly do great things for my relationships with my kids,...

The George Costanza Guide to Raising a Teen

Melissa Chapman  01.29.2016
While I am only two years in -- I have learned quite a few things from this experiment of raising a teenager with ZERO guidance (and modeling...
What It's Like To Date As A Transgender Teen

What It's Like To Date As A Transgender Teen

OWN  01.29.2016
At 14, Jazz Jennings is at the age where one particular social topic tends to dominate all the others: dating. As many of her peers...