7-9-2010: Articles for Parents This Week

Hello Readers,

We were on the CBS Early Show this week if you would like to see the short clip:


Also meet a few of our summer interns:
Meet a Few of Our Interns 7/6/10

Our amazingly talented pool of interns continues to grow this summer!

Top Articles:

Teens Getting High on Nutmeg?

A disturbing new trend hits the news. Do you believe it? See it for yourself.

Picky (Teen) Eaters

Help expand your teen’s palate with a few of our tips.

Video Playdates, Movie Nights and Study Sessions via Skype

Live video capability on our computers can come in handy for all aspects of our lives, from schooling to socializing.

Articles from Guests:

Babysitter Dilemma: The Kids Like Her Too??? [Guest Post]

Authors Melissa Bishop and Karen Berg explain why it’s important to find a middle ground between kid-approved and parent-approved when choosing your babysitter.

Articles from Teens:

When Students Deal with Racial Stereotypes

From seemingly innocent jokes to degrading humor, how stereotypes can hurt and how teens handle them in high school.

Who Is Tweeting on Twitter?

Though Facebook wins amongst teens, there are a lot of teens who do use this popular social networking site.

Experiencing a Hurricane

Did you know it’s hurricane season? This article will help you be prepared!

The Summer Program Survival Guide: 5 VIT’s (Very Important Tips)

The best way to spend your time on the tube this summer break.

Book of the Week:

Geek Dad: Awesomely Geek Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share
By Ken Denmead

I wish I had this book when I was younger! I guess…maybe it’s not too late, Dad? Either way this book is a great way to pass long summer days and try some unique bonding activities between geeky dads (or moms) and fun loving kids and teens.  Even now I want one of those handmade coloring books!

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