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Poll: Can Good Parenting Prevent Teens from Drinking? - Patch.com

Poll: Can Good Parenting Prevent Teens from Drinking? - Patch.com | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
Poll: Can Good Parenting Prevent Teens from Drinking?
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Belly Fat: Cause, Dangers, And Solutions

Belly Fat: Cause, Dangers, And Solutions | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
Belly Fat

Many people worry about being overweight and feel they are unhealthy because of extra pounds.

But being overweight isn't the biggest concern.
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Vigilance is powerful for the parents of teenagers

Vigilance is powerful for the parents of teenagers | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
It was a campus forum on teen suicide, for parents alarmed by the recent deaths of three students with ties to Agoura High .
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How being labeled as obese could affect a childs self-esteem

How being labeled as obese could affect a childs self-esteem | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
Obesity has many negative connotations, something which children pick up on when they are in the school playground or watching television.
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Kids in Polluted Areas Show Cognitive Problems

Kids in Polluted Areas Show Cognitive Problems | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
Traffic pollution's imprint may begin before birth as newborns with higher exposure show permanent genetic differences.

Via Sakis Koukouvis, ABroaderView
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3 Ways to Address Teenage Motivation to Drink that Don’t Involve Scare Tactics | INTERVENE: A Community for Parents

3 Ways to Address Teenage Motivation to Drink that Don’t Involve Scare Tactics | INTERVENE: A Community for Parents | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
Frederick Muench, PhD, shares 3 ways for parents to help parents prevent drug and alcohol use in their teen without scare tactics.
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Parents of Teens Need Friends Too - Parents - Families.com

Parents of Teens Need Friends Too - Parents - Families.com | Parenting Success | Scoop.it



I spent a good half hour late last night texting a friend. I sound like a teenager, don’t I? We were going back and forth, sharing our “teen” stories and encouraging each other.
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Tips for keeping your teens unplugged in a high-tech age

Unplugging your child requires your intervention and the childs cooperation.
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Study Shows Where Teens Are Social Online

Study Shows Where Teens Are Social Online | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
The Pew Internet and American Life Project has done their usual stellar job of giving insight into the online social life of teens in their...
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More than half of teens decide not to post: It might reflect badly in the future.

| Pew Internet & American Life Project

 

"More than half of online teens have decided not to post something online because they were concerned it might reflect badly on them in the future."

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Most teens have seen bad behavior on social media sites, study shows

Most teens have seen bad behavior on social media sites, study shows | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
The majority of teenagers who use social networking websites say their peers are mostly kind to one another online, but 88% still say they've witnessed people being mean and cruel on such sites, according to a new study.
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Surgeon General Knows Boot Camps Harmful for Teens

Several popular juvenile justice approaches to preventing further criminal behavior in delinquent youths have been shown to be consistently ineffective: specifically, boot camps, residential programs, milieu treatment, behavioral token programs, and waivers to adult court.

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Great Gift Ideas for Science Geeks, Children and Teens

Great Gift Ideas for Science Geeks, Children and Teens | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
With Christmas approaching, now is the time to start thinking about gift ideas for the budding young scientist in your life.
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How Parents Can Stay Involved with their Teen or Tween

How Parents Can Stay Involved with their Teen or Tween | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
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Children with high IQs more likely to use drugs as teens, adults

Children with high IQs more likely to use drugs as teens, adults | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
Children with high IQs are more likely to use marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines and other illicit drugs as teenagers and adults, according to new data on nearly 8,000 British men and women who were tracked for more than three decades.
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Guide to mutual respect between parents and teens

Parents and teens share one poignant complaint: No respect.
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Single Parent Tips: Avoid the Morning School Rush

Single Parent Tips: Avoid the Morning School Rush | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
"It's all in the timing."

Never has this statement been more true than trying to wrestle a toddler into shoes, a teen into consciousness and yourself into a pair of pantyhose in the morning befo...
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How to Teach Teens to Live Green in 5 Steps

How to Teach Teens to Live Green in 5 Steps | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
Even the smallest children can make an impact on the environment. Parents teach children by example how to live green with a few easy steps.

1. Have a meeting.

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Sisters as secret weapons... Brothers, too

Sisters as secret weapons... Brothers, too | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
In classics such as “Little Women” and bestsellers such as “Shanghai Girls,” sisters bicker and bond. Infamous brotherly feuds echo back to the Biblical tale of Cain and Abel.
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Is privatizing foster care bad for kids and costing you more money?

Is privatizing foster care bad for kids and costing you more money? | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
A grandma has been fighting the state to get her grandkids out of foster care for years. A great aunt has been trying to do the same for her niece. But both have been met with strong resistance—and it may be a matter of money.
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Tom George's comment, November 11, 2011 11:35 AM
Have not got a response yet from Scoop.it maybe I will next week. In the meantime I can share your curation on Internet Billboards as I did this one also I have something for you to read.
Ann Marie Dwyer's comment, November 11, 2011 11:45 AM
Great. Neither have I. Apparently, they are busy. Inbox me or send via FB. Thank you, Tom.
Tom George's comment, November 11, 2011 1:08 PM
I will send the link via facebook
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Keeping Your Teen Emotionally Afloat

Keeping Your Teen Emotionally Afloat | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
Your teen is being swept along by the sea of physical and hormonal changes, all at a time when he or she is not yet fully anchored in the world of reason, logic, and self-regulation.
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5 steps to protect children from identity theft

5 steps to protect children from identity theft | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
Protecting your child from identity theft is even simpler than protecting yourself.
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The benefits of giving children choices rather than commands - by Ann Marie Dwyer - Helium

As a parent, you cannot make all of the decisions for your child. To do so would render your child incapable of sustaining himself in later life. Trust. Empowerment. Revolution.

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Sexual Harassment By Peers Is Pervasive In Grades 7 – 12 | Red-Hot Parenting

Sexual Harassment By Peers Is Pervasive In Grades 7 – 12 | Red-Hot Parenting | Parenting Success | Scoop.it

A new survey conducted by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has found that nearly half of kids in grades 7-12 have been subjected to some form.

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Raising Teens: Parents Want to Know How Far Is Too Far?

Raising Teens: Parents Want to Know How Far Is Too Far? | Parenting Success | Scoop.it
The teen years can produce life-changing events. Parents are seeking clarity concerning the fine line between honoring a child's independence and protecting them from possible physical or emotional harm.
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