11-19-2008 News for Parents This Week

****We were in Teen Vogue this month! (I think you might be able to click on the article below to download our quotes and feature!)

Video of the Week

Coolest. Thing. Ever.
Four million dominoes = new world record

Breaking News

Lack of playtime is hurting children

Survey: Unprotected Sex Common Among Teens

Paying more for alcohol saves lives

A Cascade of Influences Shaping Violent Teens

Tween Sisters Create Unique Lip Balm Line for Tweens

Teens and Toxic Skin Care: A Parent’s Responsibility

Teen Pregnancy: Officials puzzled, worried by rise in rate

Articles of Interest

5 Kid-Friendly Music Games That Aren’t RockBand or GuitarHero

The Brain of a Bully

When Mom Bloggers Attack

Lack of playtime is hurting children

How to cope with tough teenage years

Too sexy, too soon?

Twilight Mania

Keep the Budget in Check with Family Game Night

Top gifts for teens and tweens

How to Text Your Way Into Your Teen’s Life

‘Brow Raising

Church stolen–brick by brick

City threatens blind woman over unpaid 1-cent waterbill

Shannon’s Faves

The Obamas are Inspiring the Hottest New Baby Names

Times Square getting it’s first GREEN billboard

Vanessa’s Faves

Check out an awesome seminar with Vanessa: Ed Tech Talk

My Teen, The Alien Cool blog for moms of teens.

Some Thinking-Forward videos if you have time…

Show 22 “How do we get kids to do things they don’t want to do?”

Show 15 Learn a few new strategies for navigating the road to motivating your child.

Show 4 Shares top organization strategies for managing the ongoing paper flow that middle school causes.

Show 6 Shifted the focus from your middle schooler to you, the parent, and your ability to achieve work life balance.

Love this: Writing letters to Santa Claus is an age-old Christmas tradition for children all over the world. Macy’s is collecting these letters in a special Santa letterbox at all Macy’s stores. For each letter received, Macy’s will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  Details/Assets for bloggers can be found here: http://www.youcastcorp.com/macys/

Book of the Week

A Relentless Hope: Surviving the Storm of Teen Depression by Gary E Nelson

No Responses to “11-19-2008 News for Parents This Week”

  1. Scott
    November 19, 2008 at 9:52 pm #

    Congratulations on the quote! Sounds like the main stream media is finally catching on to your internet celebrity!

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