Often teens will say things online such as “hey you are cute” and other compliments. Teens tell me that they would not say these things face-to-face but online it is fun. I have tips and more to guide and support them.Read More
New survey reports that 9/10 teens think they spend too much time online. See what teens are doing to curb their constant screen-time urges.Read More
“13 Reasons Why” is premiering this week. The first season raised alarms with many parents, teachers and principals. To get you ready we provide resources and conversation starters to prepare you ahead of the upcoming series.Read More
How to talk to your teen about sexting... “What if their picture is shared without consent? What if their picture ends up in the wrong hands or the authorities find out?” These are questions we want our kids to ask themselves when presented with the decision to sext.Read More
I am a big believer that communication is a teachable skill. We can all learn more productive ways to handle in-person interactions. I have a fun way for you to work on communication skills with your kids.Read More
Many kids were sleeping when the news of the Las Vegas shooting was first reported. But, when they woke up and looked at their phones they quickly found out. How do we help our kids with scary and tragic news?Read More
The average high school starts at 7:59 AM, with some starting as early as 7:00 AM. Studies show lack of sleep affects our teens well being. Now, many schools are shifting their start times.Read More
We know that tweens and teens love their smartphones, social media feeds and video games. But just how pervasive? Both Common Sense Media and Pew Research released extensive, in-depth research in 2015 that attach, concrete data to this social phenomenon. Here are high points of their findings.