5/6/11: Articles for Parents this Week

Hello Readers,

Some big stuff this week:

1. We got a great review in Publisher’s Weekly for our new Book:

Publishers Weekly Review: Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I’m Grounded?

2. We spoke at MIT this week and put a summary of our talk here:

24 Hours with a Digital Family
Technology can provide efficiency, but it can also leave us disconnected; the pros and cons of going digital as a family.

3. We are on the Huffington Post talking about our favorite business book for entrepreneurs.

Top Articles:

The Death of Osama bin Laden: A Careful Celebration for Teens and College Students
How young adults used online social networks to celebrate, discuss or debate the recent death of Osama bin Laden.

Self-Talk: The Story We Tell Ourselves, About Ourselves
Sometimes, being aware of our own inner-dialogue can be enough to change bad habits into good.

How Parents Can (Successfully) Help Kids With Homework
Four positive ways parents can help their teens with school work, without leading to fights or unfinished homework altogether.

Articles from Guests:

The Two Kinds of Child-Parent Trust
Mother and blogger Amy LeForge, realizes the importance in trusting her sons to become successful and happy individuals. As parents, we have as much growing to do as our children.

Articles from Teens:

10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger
Hindsight is always 20/20: what one teen wish she knew before entering the double digits.

How Social Networks Can Save a Life
There have been some awful stories in the news the past few years about cyberbullying, which has led to suicide. But social networks can also play an important role in saving teens, as many use the medium as a final cry for help.

Welcome to Parenthood, Please Grab a Life Jacket
A teen’s 5-tip parenting guide, created out of the trials and tribulations between her and her own parents.

Life Lessons From My First Grade Teacher
An encouraging teacher instills life lessons, such as balancing fun with work and to always do our best.

Popularity of Pregnancy
The dangers of shows like MTV’s 16 and Pregnant in glamorizing a very real problem.

When It’s Okay To Be Cocky
During the teen years, some may call it arrogance or cockiness, but self-confidence is healthy!

The SAT: The Stressful Anxious Teen
Four tips to ease your nerves during this stressful time of college entrance exams.

5 Tips for After the Divorce
More often than not, family conflicts post-divorce is inevitable. Here is a mini guide for parents to learn what they can do to help ease the tension after the divorce is finalized.

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Publishers Weekly Review: Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I’m Grounded?

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