3-21-2008 Friday Round-Up

Happy Good Friday!

6 Things You Need to Know About Cyberbullying
Parents need to get informed on how the landscape of the social scene in schools has changed– significantly altering cyberbullying, cliques and peer pressure.

*I have been doing some speaking engagements for schools and parent groups on Cyberbullying, if you know any schools or groups that would be interested please forward them my information or let me know!
Babysitters, Nannies and Housekeepers Oh My! 
Should your teen have a babysitter? How to get a good ‘support staff’ and tips for dealing with nannies and your teen when they do not want to have anyone ‘watch them.’

Has Violence Changed For Teens Today? 
I talk about four factors that have changed and affected teen suicide, mass shootings and general school violence and resources for parents and struggling teens.

7 Ways Teachers Can Use Online Tools to Keep Students Interested
Net-generation students have am extremely short attention span and love using new tools in their school work. Teachers can utilize many free resources to help make their subjects more interesting.

3-19-2008 Current News Summary for Parents
The New LSD on the streets (its legal in most states), Taggers, How involved should parents be in the admissions process, homosexuality resources, how to teach your daughters about money and separately deoderant…
How To Help Your Child Find Success After College 
A guest post by Bob Roth college and career coach for teens.

50 Best Mom Blogs 
This post has had a few thousand views and over 20 comments! Hooray.  Parents always ask me “which websites should I read?” Here I did a complete overview of my favorite mommy bloggers across the net with reviews, favorite articles and descriptions.

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Have a great weekend!

Vanessa

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