Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Do your kids have siblings? They may have a great influence on each other. Read this article and share with your family. Parents remain the biggest influence in a child's life but, siblings are too. They want to please each other and make each other proud. Why not utilize other family members to keep everyone accountable to the values you set in your home?
Monday, August 23, 2010
The research-based guide “Transitions & Teens: A Guide for Parents” is available as a free download at TimeToTalk.org, and was created in consultation with parenting experts, psychologists and family therapists. The guide helps parents understand how transition periods—like back to school, starting a new school, divorce, and even financial trouble at home—can impact a child’s vulnerability to risky behaviors, including drugs and alcohol.
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Share these pamphlets and discussions with your child before they go off to college. It will set a healthy foundation of communication when they leave the nest. Check out "College Drinking 101". It is a fun, online test to see how much is too much for your height and weight.