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Mar 18th

What’s the word?

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Yolo:  You only live once.  Said before doing something dangerous or after doing something stupid. Used to be a cool expression, now possibly is considered annoying. Rickrolling: The prank of hiding a 1987 video of one-hit wonder Rick Astley singing “Never Gonna Give You Up” behind a seemingly interesting link. Photo-bombing: Waiting until just before […]

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Mar 18th

Teen Mental Health with Michael Simon, MFT

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by Kathleen Bisaccia Does My Teen Have Good Mental Health?  That is the question that Michael Simon, MFT, attempted to help parents answer at his presentation at the International High School on February 5, 2013.  Simon approached the audience with his usual good humor but on a more serious note than in the past.  The […]

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Mar 18th

What Teachers Wish Parents Knew

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by Joy Libby I am lucky to count many teachers as friends, some of whom have taught my own children over the years.  There was a clutch of preschool teachers who get in the trenches of the sandbox and have a bottomless well of creativity and there were brave middle school teachers who face hormones […]

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Mar 18th

9 Ways to Connect with Your Teen

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by Susan Sachs Lipman As the author of a book on Slow Parenting, parents often ask me if it’s too late to connect or re-connect with their teens. The good news? It’s not. If you’ve already established some nice routines and favorite activities, this can be a great time to continue or adjust them. Even […]

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