Favorite Series of Posts:
1. Articles on Drugs and Alcohol
This is a list of all of our articles that relate to drugs, alcohol, the party culture and youth and socialization.
2. Articles on Kids, Teens, and Tweens Online: Growing Up Online
This is an extensive list of articles about youth and the Internet. We cover social networks, IMing, sexting, chatting, digital natives, cell phones, trends we see in the online youth space and more.
3. Articles for Parents of kids 12 and under. We have a lot of readers who are parents of teens and tweens, but here is our articles that parents of all ages love: Articles for Parents of Kids.
Readers Top Picks: Best Parenting Articles
I thought I would make a page of my favorite posts, the ones I really enjoyed writing and I think are the most helpful!
Teacup Parenting: Is your Child too Fragile? Here I delve into the four different types of kids I see today and what their pitfalls and strengths are!
Cotton Candy Friends How social networking, IMing, texting and the Internet are changing teen’s friendships
For Parents: What is Social Networking, Facebook and MySpace? This is a must read if your kids are starting to dabble in these online communities. It is part of my series on Growing Up Online.
5 Tips: Get Teens Interested in Politics It is so important to instill a sense of civic duty with young people and show them why they should care about what is going on in their world. Here are a few ways to get teens interested in the upcoming elections by using tools, lingo and themes that appeal to them.
What Do Teens Today Really Worry About? The Top 5 Issues Revealed Teens talk all the time, but they never seem to talk to parents or adults about what is really bothering them. What do teens talk about? What worries them and why are they not telling parents?
5 Strategies to Manage your Family’s Chores—permanently! Going beyond the choreboard, here is how you can use the internet and new strategies to get your house under control.
10 Ways to Help Your Teen Tackle Any Problem Big tests, finals, divorce, break-ups, teens need to learn how to deal and parents can help them handle stress and problems in positive ways.
6 Steps to Lighten Your Student’s Backpack I know, your kids backpack is bigger than them, and they refuse to get a rollybag. Here are a few cool and totally doable options to lighten the load.
50 Best Mom Blogs This a round up of all of our favorite mommy blogs. Our teens strongly believe in parents who give a voice to youth and put out good content to other families. Here Vanessa and her teen reviewers picked the top mommy blogs from around the web!