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I Thought My Daughter Was An Introvert. She Surprised Me.

I Thought My Daughter Was An Introvert. She Surprised Me.

Quiet Revolution  11. 9.2015
This article first appeared on QuietRev.com We are at the pharmacy, perusing lipsticks as we always do. Sophie, my firstborn, asks if...
How I Work At Trying to Be With My 11 Year old

How I Work At Trying to Be With My 11 Year old

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  11. 8.2015
I happened to sit next to a worried looking mother at Star Bucks only to find her wanting some conversation. She was a block away from...
Mother/Son Tween Travel to London

Mother/Son Tween Travel to London

Robin Gorman Newman  11. 6.2015
My son, Seth, 12, has developed a fascination with all things British. I'm not quite sure where this ardent interest came from, but we...
Tired Eyes

Tired Eyes

Stephen Gray Wallace  11. 6.2015
New research from SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) and Liberty Mutual Insurance creates fresh urgency around tired-teen driving...
How The Defeat of HERO Impacts LGBTQ Youth

How The Defeat of HERO Impacts LGBTQ Youth

Abbe Land  11. 5.2015
This defeat is a setback to LGBTQ rights in Houston, and it sets a dangerous precedent in this country.
What Parenting Mindset Helps a Child With ADHD? 7 Tips to Secure your Relationship

What Parenting Mindset Helps a Child With ADHD? 7 Tips to Secure your Relationship

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  11. 5.2015
Rarely are the parents given guidance on how to handle their own feelings about their child's problems and actions and many parent-child...
The New Guide to Managing Media for Tweens and Teens

The New Guide to Managing Media for Tweens and Teens

Common Sense Media  11. 5.2015
Today's kids are immersed in media. More than ever before, tweens and teens are watching, reading, listening, creating, and communicating...
Kids 'Zoning In' and 'Zoning Out'

Kids 'Zoning In' and 'Zoning Out'

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  11. 4.2015
When kids "zone in" they get "in the zone" because they concentrate and focus very well when they are accomplishing something. They are...
Teens Are Spending A Surprising Amount Of Time On Smartphones

Teens Are Spending A Surprising Amount Of Time On Smartphones

TODAY.com  11. 4.2015
Over the span of nine hours, there's time to accomplish many tasks: homework, cooking meals, tending to a day job, sneaking in a workout,...
My Final Soccer Tunnel

My Final Soccer Tunnel

Ann Brenoff  11. 3.2015
There are two traditions that run deep in the AYSO recreational soccer league. The first is the snacks competition. Reality TV shows have...
Pay Attention!

Pay Attention!

Michael Rosenblum  11. 3.2015
It is an addiction, this desire to check emails, to watch YouTube, to play Candy Crush (what ever happened to Candy Crush?) that is absolutely...
Dear Teenage Daughter: We Can't Be Friends Right Now

Dear Teenage Daughter: We Can't Be Friends Right Now

Amanda Waggener  10.30.2015
We can't be friends because you need my help to survive your teen years and become an adult who people don't avoid at parties. Right now...
Next Week's Forecast: Deluge (of Media)

Next Week's Forecast: Deluge (of Media)

David Kleeman  10.30.2015
Next week, Common Sense Media will release a new study on media use among children 8-18. The world has changed radically since the last...