8/6/10: Articles for Parents This Week

Hello Readers,

We have two videos you can watch this week:

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[Video] You Can Do It: Encouragement for Teens

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Top Articles:

MY TEEN COMMUNICATION COMMANDMENTS

Ten communication Do’s and Don’ts which can steer your teen in the right direction. But we didn’t say it will be easy!

THINGS YOU NEVER HEAR FROM A TEEN/ PARENT [HUMOR]

Could you imagine if your child begged you to go to summer school, or if your parents raved about your new goth look? No? That’s because they wouldn’t!

HOT TEEN TREND: SILLY BANDZ

Why is this trend sweeping the nation?

Articles from Guests:

LISTENING TO WHAT KID’S DON’T SAY [GUEST POST]

Tiana Green of IGotMomPower.com explains how the non verbal cues from our teens can be more informative than what they do say.

RADICAL TIPS FOR PARENTS ABOUT CYBERBULLYING [GUEST POST]

Thomas A. Jacobs, creator and moderator of Askthejudge.info, brings parents up to speed on the scary teen trend that’s here to stay.

Articles from Teens:

CHEAP AND EASY IN THIS ECONOMY

With the continued recession, a healthy and yummy meal can be rough. But resourceful teens and their parents find creative ways to stretch the dollar.

THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON IN MY LIFE

Sometimes you only have to go a few steps to find the inspiration you need.

SILLY BANDZ: THE TREND SWEEPING THE NATION

Hear the four most popular rumors about the trendiest fashion statement in the nation– and it’s not just for teens!

THE MENSES: NOW YOU TELL ME?

The gap between what we are told about that fun female fact of life- menstruation- and what we wish we were told.

SLOTH: GATEWAY TO SOCIAL INJUSTICES

The danger of apathetic teens can threaten communities and society at large. Why it is important to be passionate and proactive in making the world a better place.

3 WAYS TO EASE THE SUMMER TO SCHOOL TRANSITION

There is no doubt about it, summer is more fun than school. So how do we transition from pools and beaches to classrooms and homework?

This Week’s Sponsor:

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Do you or your child have an iPhone? This is the perfect app for you! iCurfew is an easy way for kids to check-in with parents when they are out of the house.  For just $0.99 kids can send their location to their parents in an uneditable link anytime anywhere.  No longer to parents have to worry about if their kids are where they say they are and kids do not have to make that pesky check-in phone call.  It is also great for those ‘Pick me up here” moments. Check it out!

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