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Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: April 25, 2018
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The theme for 2018 is "Embrace Your Voice." How will you appropriately talk with your kids about this important topic? Check out this article for some tips on having this conversation with your kids.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: April 25, 2018
Ever struggle to keep up with the ever changing technology that your teens are consuming? Check out Focus on the Family’s first annual Parent’s Guide here! This free resource guide includes an abundance of information including topics such as how the brain works, cyber bullying, video games, and more!
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: April 25, 2018
Ever think that what looks like a calculator app would actually be a secret photo storage room? Heard about an app that allows kids to anonymously send rumors? Sadly, these are real apps out there that are being used. Take a look at the full list of apps here.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: April 25, 2018
One primary way that children learn is through observation, so whether you realize it or not, you are an important model. If you want your teens to do well, you not only need to be the leader, but also someone who they feel safe with when they make mistakes.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: March 19, 2018
We LOVE giving you the resources you need to make a difference! Check out these websites with great information on teens, internet safety, and the benefits of risk avoidance!
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: March 19, 2018
Last month, we mentioned that it was Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. The Medical Institute for Sexual Health address some of the ways in which violence in relationships can be hidden. Take a look at the article here. 
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: March 19, 2018
With spring break coming soon, you may see your teens more, giving you opportunities to converse. What do you think those conversations will look like? Do you think they will constantly tell you that “you just don’t understand”? In her article about learning to understand teens, Jackie Brewton explains the value in designing visuals which might help your teens understand the parental point of view.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: March 19, 2018
We all might say that we compare ourselves with each other, whether about our athletic abilities, body image, or academic strengths. Young teenage girls, especially, seek the approval of their peers by posting filtered pictures of themselves on social media.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: March 19, 2018
Today's articles are brought to you by the number 8! In addition to the 8 Great Sites we provided, check out these 8 Great Books that are sure to give you a peak into the life of a teen!
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: February 15, 2018
Who’s been watching the 2018 Winter Olympics? Whether you have or not, you’ve surely heard your peers talking about popular athletes, favorite competitions, etc. Take this well-known event and use it as time to connect with your kids. Check out Kathy Koch’s article about ways to communicate with your kids over the Olympics.
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