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June 19, 2014

New Studies Indicate that Kids Need More Sleep

NPR (National Public Radio) printed an article highlighting two studies regarding a correlation between sleep deprivation and depression in teens: “The teenage years are a tumultuous time, with about 11 percent developing depression by age 18. Lack of sleep may increase teenagers’ risk of depression, two studies say.” The two studies are from University of Texas Health Science Center... Read More

April 7, 2014

Summer Camp Counselors Can Provide Guidance for Life’s Next Leap

A recent article on Kidshealth.org details how parents can support kids as they transition out of high school and into the next phase of adulthood. But parents aren’t the only ones who can help with this. As the article suggests, your teen can reach out to people within his or her network for informational interviews and professional guidance. Summer... Read More

March 11, 2014

Summer Camp is an Important Developmental Step for Kids and Parents

In an article from the Washington Post, Michael Thompson, the author of Homesick and Happy: How Time Away from Parents can Help a Child Grow, is interviewed about the effects of early childhood independence. He purports that, if approached properly, experiences like sleepovers and summer camps have short- and long-term health benefits for the whole family. Help Kids Build... Read More

November 6, 2013

Find A Community of Parents and Expert Parenting Tips on ParentsConnect.com

ParentsConnect.com is dedicated to creating a space for parents to get the support and community they need in order to build strong healthy relationships with their children. It provides parents with activities, product recommendations, parenting info, daily tips, recipes, baby names and their meanings, and family-friendly resources. It also offers a place to share your parenting expertise by submitting... Read More

April 5, 2013

Peer Approval Stimulates the Adolescent Brain

Teens Take More Risks When Pressured By Peers Science Daily reports that teens’ brains are more sensitive to rewarding feedback from peers. The article posits that adolescents are more reckless than younger children, but they do have the knowledge and ability to make competent decisions about risk. The teenage brain is still developing, and research shows that teens are... Read More

December 20, 2012

Start Looking for Summer Camps Now

It’s important to start your summer camp search and evaluation process early. Many popular summer camps fill up fast and even start recruiting in September of the previous year. Early planning gives you a head start and relieves the pressure of the weeks before summer break. It also almost guarantees a slot at the summer camp your child chooses.... Read More

October 23, 2012

Parents Find Support and Community on Parenting.org

Parenting.org Brought to You by BoysTown.org Boys Town runs nationwide programs that serve families in need of care and help them build a brighter future. Boys Town has been working with children and parents for over 90 years. The Boys Town mission is based on “an unwavering belief in the inherent potential that exists in each child, no matter... Read More

August 4, 2012

The Perfect Resource for All Things Parenting

Parents.com brought to you by Parents Magazine With over nearly 16 million readers Parenting Magazine and Parents.com helps moms navigate through parenthood and celebrate the joys of being a mom from preconception through pregnancy, and infant through teen. Parents Magazine helps parents “understand the issues and challenges that are important to them.” They make it a priority “to answer your... Read More