Welcome Fox 5 Viewers and Canadian Listeners!

Today, my book, “You’re Grounded!” and my list “6 Ways to Get Your Kids Talking” were featured on Fox 5 news and I want to welcome all New York viewers! I was also on Canadian talk radio CJAD and CFRB!

If you are new to my site please check out what I am all About.

Also, here are some of my most popular posts for you to check out:

For Parents: What is Social Networking, Facebook and MySpace?
This is a must read if your kids are starting to dabble in these online communities. It is part of my series on Growing Up Online.

5 Tips: Get Teens Interested in Politics
It is so important to instill a sense of civic duty with young people and show them why they should care about what is going on in their world. Here are a few ways to get teens interested in the upcoming elections by using tools, lingo and themes that appeal to them.

Warning Signs Your Teen is Doing Pot
Every parent should hope for the best, but know how to recognize the worst. Here are a few pot words defined and some of the warning signs.

What Do Teens Today Really Worry About? The Top 5 Issues Revealed
Teens talk all the time, but they never seem to talk to parents or adults about what is really bothering them. What do teens talk about? What worries them and why are they not telling parents?

10 Ways to Help Your Teen Tackle Any Problem
Big tests, finals, divorce, break-ups, teens need to learn how to deal and parents can help them handle stress and problems in positive ways.

6 Steps to Lighten Your Student’s Backpack
I know, your kids backpack is bigger than them, and they refuse to get a rollybag. Here are a few cool and totally doable options to lighten the load.

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No Responses to “Welcome Fox 5 Viewers and Canadian Listeners!”

  1. Scott
    April 9, 2008 at 2:53 pm #

    Thanks for that cool list Vanessa! I’m definitely going to subscribe to your RSS Feed.

  2. Vanessa
    April 9, 2008 at 2:56 pm #

    welcome scott! thanks, I hope you enjoy my posts

  3. Charlie A. Roy
    April 9, 2008 at 7:52 pm #

    You go Girl!

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