Round-Up of Our Friends on Parents Who Click

I have an awesome private social network for other parent bloggers and website owners who are spreading positive messages to families.  Every few weeks I feautre some of their new articles and websites.  See what they posted about themselves, these are some of my absolute favorites!

The Chaos Chronicles is a website,blog, and weekly podcast created by Lian Dolan, a writer, producer, talk show host, and creator of Satellite Sisters. As the mother of a teen and a tween, she created The Chaos Chronicles to be a humorous look at modern motherhood, from raising kids to re-writing your resume to navigating the tricky social waters of the PTA. The emphasis is on the funny and the current. The weekly podcast can be downloaded right from the site.

DadThing.com A Dad’s View On Parenting. DadThing is just my view on life as a Dad. I’ve only been a Dad for 18 months, and I think I have learned more about life in the past 18 months than I have in my past 30 years. :D

Tangerinetimes.com: The Sweet and Sour Life with Teens. Mother of two teenagers (14 and 15), Myrna writes about living with teens and the unusual challenges parents face in the hyper-competitive world of Silicon Valley. Living in the Bay Area affords access to amazing lectures and she frequently attends, reviewing them on her blog. Some recent topics include; Sleep Needs of Teens, Online and Internet Use of Teenagers, Raising Self-Reliant Kids and “Stressed-Out Students”. Check out today’s post about laptops entitled, “Pandora’s Box”.

J. C. Shakespeare: A Life in Progress J. C. Shakespeare, LMFT-A and High School Guidance Counselor, blogs on a wide range of issues — parenting, relationships, teenagers, politics, religion, and funny stuff — that all weave together into one basic message — how can we make the world a better place, starting with our individual lives?

Parents Everywhere, Inc. where we have a network of podcasts all about parenting and family health. A new link, where you can join our Parents Everywhere Family and get your free Top 3 Parenting Secrets audio.

Learn2Balance “Holistic Solutions for Eating Disorders and Life”. My book It Started With Pop-Tarts…An Alternative Approach to Winning the Battle of Bulimia was released this year. I’m a speaker and consultant. I share my personal story and insights for holistic healing and a healthy lifestyle with high school and college students, parents and community groups. My goal is to challenge and inspire audiences to improve their quality of life and embrace their personal power. I offer a wide variety of workshops and talks on eating disorder awareness, self-esteem, body image, reducing stress, improving diet and quality of life to help students and parents develop “coping skills” that position them for success in life. I consult with individuals on eating disorders, weight and stress issues. Clients learn the five strategies for self-healing through a series of structured sessions, support and referrals to holistic practitioners. My blog is www.RecoveredHolistically.blogspot.com

“Mother Inferior.” I write for moms who feel overwhelmed and alone, and need to laugh. I provide humor, perspective, interviews, reviews, tips, and articles from a Christian perspective.

Gary E. Nelson, a pastoral counselor, pastor, and father shares his experiences working with teens and their families as well as his own family’s journey in his new book, “A Relentless Hope: Surviving the Storm of Teen Depression.” There’s also a new video on teen depression posted on the internet. Here’s the link:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1hSpxC_G24[/youtube]

3 thoughts on “Round-Up of Our Friends on Parents Who Click”

  1. Parents of teens breathe a sigh of relief when they see their child walk across the stage at high school graduation… As if the teen years were not challenging enough, the college years will present new challenges and parents will discover that parenting a college student is totally different.

    Parenting a college student shifts the parenting from administrator to collaborator. Parents need to have faith that their child was listening to them and learning from them during the early years. Now is the time for the child to find their independence and learn their lessons through experience.

    With a 50% drop out rate for college students, parents want this investment to pay off. They have gotten their child to the 50 yard line, but now, they need to get them to the goal.

    I encourage parents to stay appropriately involved. I have articles and a blog specifically for parents of college students.

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