12/10/10: Articles for Parents This Week

Hello Readers,

We have a ton of articles this week! Hope you have a great weekend and Happy Channukah to our Jewish readers!

Top Articles:

Cyberslacking: When Procrastination Goes Digital
From texting to Facebook browsing, there are plenty of ways these days to do anything but the task at hand.

The Boomerang Generation: When Kids Return Home
Three main issues with your kids moving back home and how to deal with them.

Inspiring Teen: Chantel Christie
Positive role model, Chantel, does it all, as a writer, model, actor, singer, producer and philanthropist.

Articles from Guests:

Special Needs Kids Go Pharm-Free
Judy Converse, author of Special Needs Kids Go Pharm-Free, gives examples of nutritional items that can change a child’s “psychiatric” presentation.

How to Prevent Substance Abuse with Your Teens
Tim Shoemaker of MPoweredParent.com, helps parents help their kids stay sober.

The Get-A-Long Guide [School Counselor’s Corner with Dr. A]
A five step guide for parents to get a long better with their teens.

Teen and Mom Entrepreneurs: Building Your Business
Six pieces of advice for budding entrepreneurs taken from David Siteman Garland’s new book on marketing strategies.

Articles from Teens:

Teenage Literature – Personal Milestones
Great teen books divided into six different age groups.

Letter to My 14 Year Old Self
Friendly advice from one mature teen to her younger self.

To My Younger Self
Advice for your high school years, grade by grade.

Balancing Priorities
Three simple steps to a balancing your hectic life from a college sophmore.

Tips for my Middle School and High School Self
The top lessons learned during her middle school and high school years makes for great advice to those approaching those years.

Curling Up on the Couch: Movie Nights with the Family
Movie suggestions from teen to parent and parent to teen for family night.

Makings of a Teacher
For a teen, what makes a great teacher may be simpler than you think.

Don’t Believe the Lies
How a recent SNL sketch sheds some light on the media’s portrayal of teens.

Ten Alternatives to Drinking Parties: Have the Fun Minus the Hangover
From movie night to kareoke night to game night, there are plenty of ways to have fun with your friends without the alcohol.

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