A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Youth Slang Words

If you’ve ever looked at your tweens’ or teenagers’ messages and social media and didn’t have the slightest clue about what they’re talking about, know this—you’re not alone. It’s no secret that teenagers use online slang not only to save time, but also to hide conversations from their parents. And the numbers don’t lie about … Continue reading A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Youth Slang Words

How to Deal with School Stress at the End of the Year

Many children across the country are excitedly counting the days until summer break. They’ll be bidding adieu to homework and classes for the next 8-12 weeks as they travel, lounge around the house, or attend summer camp. However, for some kids the last few weeks of school can be extremely stressful due to a number … Continue reading How to Deal with School Stress at the End of the Year

New Devices at Home? Start a Technology Contract for Kids

Did your child receive new devices in the new year? Devices are often a tricky area to approach to navigate as a parent. How much is too much screen time? Am I depriving my child of value learning opportunities by taking away their devices? What’s the social need for children and online connections? These questions … Continue reading New Devices at Home? Start a Technology Contract for Kids