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Teen Dangers: Tips to Keep Your Kids Out of Trouble

Teen Dangers: Tips to Keep Your Kids Out of Trouble

Teen Dangers: Of all life’s stages, the one parents dread most are usually the teenage years. For many, these years are like the terrible twos with how much is changing and developing in their kids. Parents are often at odds with a teenager’s irrational behavior, raging hormones, and desire for acceptance among their peers. BecauseRead more about Teen Dangers: Tips to Keep Your Kids Out of Trouble[…]

Proven Solutions to Help Parents Control Children’s Internet Use #Infographic

Proven Solutions to Help Parents Control Children’s Internet Use #Infographic

Parents can feel at loss about how to cope with their children’s use, some might say addiction, of the Internet and social media. Is it a good or a bad influence? Used responsibly it gives them access to interactive learning resources and new information. However, round the block access to the Internet can be damaging.Read more about Proven Solutions to Help Parents Control Children’s Internet Use #Infographic[…]

Teen Trials: What to Teach Them about Winter Driving Safety

Teen Trials: What to Teach Them about Winter Driving Safety

No matter how careful your teen driver is, they are bound to face new and potentially dangerous driving situations. Whether that is driving in an unfamiliar metropolitan area or in winter conditions, teens can greatly benefit from learning tips from the pros. Winter driving, in particular, can be quite hazardous even for seasoned drivers. TheseRead more about Teen Trials: What to Teach Them about Winter Driving Safety[…]

Talking to Your Teen About Getting Their First Motorcycle

Talking to Your Teen About Getting Their First Motorcycle

A lot of teens love motorbikes. Whether it is because they are associated with rebellion and general ‘cool’, because they are fast and exciting, because they think they will help them pick up members of the opposite sex, or, for the more prudent teens, because they are cheaper to own than a car, the conversationRead more about Talking to Your Teen About Getting Their First Motorcycle[…]

College Prep: Is a Cyber Charter School the Right Fit for Your Child?

College Prep: Is a Cyber Charter School the Right Fit for Your Child?

As a parent, you want to provide your child with as many opportunities for educational growth as possible. You dream of the day when he or she can attend the university of his or her choice. But you worry that certain circumstances may prevent this dream from becoming a reality. Conditions such as health issues,Read more about College Prep: Is a Cyber Charter School the Right Fit for Your Child?[…]

How to Help Your College Student Develop Lifelong Budgeting Skills

How to Help Your College Student Develop Lifelong Budgeting Skills

When your student goes off to college, you have the opportunity to help them learn not only the things that are relevant to their degree, but also life skills that will stay with them throughout adulthood. College students are out on their own for the first time, exploring the world with more independence than everRead more about How to Help Your College Student Develop Lifelong Budgeting Skills[…]

How to Teach Your Teen to Drive While Salvaging Your Sanity

How to Teach Your Teen to Drive While Salvaging Your Sanity

When it comes to teaching teens how to drive, parents are understandably concerned. MADD Canada reports that car crashes, often due to inexperience and immaturity, are the leading cause of death for teens. In addition to this, parents can feel frustrated if their teen resists taking direction and ignores common-sense safety precautions. Below explains fourRead more about How to Teach Your Teen to Drive While Salvaging Your Sanity[…]

Parenting in the 21st Century: How to Best Protect Your Teens Online

Parenting in the 21st Century: How to Best Protect Your Teens Online

Parenting is a lot more complicated in the 21st century. Part of this is certainly due to the intrusion of technology and the internet into everyone’s daily lives. No longer do parents only have to worry about threats their children may confront when outside the home. They could also face danger while at home onRead more about Parenting in the 21st Century: How to Best Protect Your Teens Online[…]