10-8-2008 Important News for Parents

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Check out my interview with Andrew Robinson !

I went to the What Teens Want Conference by Nielsen last week and saw the Clique Girlz perform, very cute, talked to them after and got a picture:

If you are interested in what happened at What Teens Want I did a post for Ypulse about the 11 take-home points of the conference.

Check out my new column on Whatever Life ! Just scroll down, I have a category called How to Deal with Parents.

New podcast for parents of gamers. How much time are your kids spending on video games and should you be playing with them?

Unigo.com — a free, gigantic, student-generated guide to North American colleges for prospective applicants and their families.

Very Excited about: Be sure to check out Blindsided which is the story of a family forced to face the truth about themselves during their darkest hour. It’s the story of a father who must confront his own limitations, a mother who must live with the reality that she’s passed on a disease to her son and possibly her daughter; a daughter who must live with that knowledge; and a friendship that helped Jared find the courage to face an uncertain future with stubborn resolve and an unbreakable spirit. FRIDAY, OCT. 10 (7:15-8:15 p.m. ET/PT), on HBO, and TUESDAY, OCT. 14 (9:00-10:00 p.m.), on HBO Family.

(Other HBO Family playdates: Oct. 14 (5:00 a.m.), 20 (3:00 a.m.), 26 (1:45 p.m., 12:35 a.m.), 29 (3:30 p.m.) and 31 (5:00 p.m.))

Book of the Week

Reality Check: The Student’s Guide to the Real World by Grant Baldwin



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