Brandy Nannini discusses the conversation she had with her young son about alcohol when he told her about a friend at school drinking champagne over New Year's Eve.
Jan
16
2015
I picked up my 6-year-old son at school last week, and I asked him how his day was. His answer was a doozy: “Mom, Charlie’s parents let him drink champagne on New Year’s Eve!...
Classroom Champions CEO and Olympian Steve Mesler gives his tips for reaching your New Years goals.
Jan
07
2015
It’s that time of year to set your New Year’s Resolutions! As an Olympic athlete and CEO, I’ve learned what it means to set goals and how to achieve them with confidence. Here are...
For this part of our "How to Have Tough Conversations" series, we focused on how you can talk with your kids about alcohol responsibility.
Jan
05
2015
What better way to ring in the new year than by resolving to help our kids navigate the tough issues they face every day -- especially the issue of whether to drink underage or drive drunk.  ...
Ask, Listen, Learn ambassador Ashley Wagner tells us all about her New Year Resolutions!
Jan
01
2015
2014 was the year of dreams. As I think of me as a little girl, dreaming of a life in front of lights on the ice, I can’t believe what I have achieved this past year. How do I top it, you ask?...
ABC's Modern Family's episode in which Haley, a daughter, turns 21, drinks heavily and is told she is OK to drive.
Dec
27
2014
For what I think has been nearly 5 years, I have been a loyal "Modern Family" viewer.  My youngest son introduced me to the show when he was still in high school.  We had a great...
Ask.Listen.Learn
Dec
24
2014
The holiday season is almost over, so let’s take a moment to take a deeeeep breath. Phew! Now that that’s over, let’s remember what’s really important during the holiday...
Erin O’Malley is the dean of students services and director of counseling at Bishop O’Connell HS in Arlington, VA.
Nov
22
2014
Really, let me tell you how I feel about all those kids, or better yet, OUR kids.  I recently read the article in the Washington Post, Teacher to Parents: About THAT kid (the one who hits,...
Elena Sonnino talks about the importance of American Education Week from the perspective of a parent and former teacher.
Nov
18
2014
Communities around the country are helping the National Education Association (NEA) celebrate American Education Week from November 16-22. This week honors the work of educators, parents, support...
Nov
17
2014
This guest blog was authored by Martin Block, Ph.D., Integrated Marketing Communications, Northwestern University Findings from a recent national online tracking survey revealed just over four...
Ask, Listen, Learn and partner DC SCORES had a great event on Sunday to celebrate the new season!
Oct
27
2014
The school year is underway and the excitement has been brewing to finally have the largest outdoor celebration for elementary school students of the DC SCORES fall season! Ask,...

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