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Oct 10th

Nine Big Changes in Young Teens that You Should Know About

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by Diana Divecha, Ph.D When children are young, it’s easy to celebrate their developmental changes. We write down their first words and send photos of first steps to grandparents; we scaffold their learning by breaking tasks down into manageable parts, and we mitigate their risks. It’s fairly simple. But something breaks down midway on the journey […]

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Oct 10th

Teen Panel 2014: What Teens Want You to Know: What works? (connection) What doesn’t? (control)

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by Dawn M. Decker and Martha Rock The line of seventeen teenagers stretched across the front of the auditorium at the Jewish Community High School on March 24, 2014.  The room was filled with parents eager to hear the teens’ thoughts in a safe setting.  While a major theme of the teens’ advice is to […]

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