Parenting Tips

School Tips and Tactics

This could be an entire book, so we’ll stick to our punch list of most relevant, daily issues. Teacher interaction
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How to Keep Good Help

Once you hire a babysitter, and your children start to develop relationships, you want to do everything possible to keep
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How to Find Great Childcare

Choosing daycare is one of the most stressful tasks that parents encounter.  There are many daycare options (PDF) to evaluate
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Celebrate Calm Book: Stop Power Struggles from Morning to Midnight

              Who can argue that calm isn’t ideal in a family?  We all get
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Cracking the Teen Sexting Code

Hot topic for sure from the title alone.  Amy Williams, a social worker who specializes in teen behavioral health, developed
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Easing into Back to School

      Thanks to Rose Howell, Academic Liaison from Thinking Caps Group, for these timely tips on gearing up
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Part 2 – Tech Tips from Screenagers

        As a follow-up to my recent post about the new Screenagers documentary, I asked the film
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Screenagers Tackles “Growing Up in the Digital Age”

              Screenagers, a recently released documentary, is sharing its voice about teens and tech
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ABC National News Story on Kids Putting Social Media Boundaries On…Parents

When our kids are young, it’s “easy” to put boundaries on them with social media and screens.  Yes, there may
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PEP’s Noted Author Series Comes to DC Area – Tips on Parenting Tweens and Teens

    One of my favorite events each year, PEP’s Noted Author Series, is a great combination of education, entertainment,
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PEP on FOX News About Correcting Bad Behavior: What To Do If Your Toddler Is Swearing.

Kudos to Parent Encouragement Program (PEP)’s Dana Spencer, a parent educator, on her recent appearances on FOX News.  Here’s a
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How to Avoid Summer Brain Drain

                Math packets and summer reading are probably last on your list.  After
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How to Avoid Overbooking Your Kids

Overbooked?  Guilty here…We absolutely live a frenetic life with 3 boys, sports, activities, and oh yea, school!  It all adds
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