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...
Elena Sonnino talks about the impact of conversation in her guest blog.
Nov
07
2014
Watching a 16-year-old teenager who snuck out to go to a party return home in the middle of the night – very drunk and very sick– on television is not a rare occurrence. But on a recent...
Some parents have a noticed a trend in Halloween drinking memes on social media.
Oct
30
2014
With the trick-or-treating and costumes, Halloween is supposed to mainly be for the kids, right? Well, this Yahoo! Parenting story notes it’s become a recent trend that parents are posting...
We talked with 3 parenting experts about how they have tough conversations with their kids about underage drinking.
Oct
28
2014
We’ve added three new videos with great advice from parenting bloggers on How to Start Tough Conversations with kids about topics like alcohol and underage drinking. If you missed the first...
Tim Hollister talks about why teens don't appreciate the risks in binge drinking.
Oct
22
2014
Researchers have shown that this is both a physical matter – the "wiring" of the prefrontal cortex is not complete in teens, and a chemical matter – the teen brain features more...
On this week's Modern Family episode, Jay offered Manny a sip of his scotch after his girlfriend dumped him, saying "Ah hell, you're old enough now."
Oct
17
2014
Modern Family has set the tone for exposing the complexities of family dynamics, personal relationships, parenting struggles and sibling rivalry for the past five years. In Wednesday night's...
Tips for talking to teens about alcohol and underage drinking
Oct
08
2014
Is getting your kid to ‘open up’ to you a) easy like Sunday morning, b) like talking to a brick wall or c) like a box of chocolates – you never know which kid you’ll get?...
International Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day.
Oct
07
2014
Are you about to hop in your car to take your kids to school? Well remember, it is International Walk to School Day, a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking...
Oct
01
2014
When it comes to underage drinking, some parents take their good intentions and place them at odds with what they know to be good parenting. This latest data about the effects of social hosting...

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