HOW PARENTS CAN HELP YOUTH WITH STRESS

Tech Talk Tuesdays, Screenagers, March 2020

“When people get asked to rank their level of perceived stress, teens on average report higher levels than adults. There are many reasons teens report stress, including academic-related stress and stress from relationships with peers and family.”

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HOW CAN I PREVENT MY CHILD FROM OVERDOSING?

By Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, February 2020

“Your first goal is of course to encourage your child to seek treatment for their drug use. But there are things you can do to help prevent them from overdosing in the meantime.”

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HOW TO TALK TO TEENS ABOUT ALCOHOL & DRUGS

By Parent Toolkit

“If you haven’t had a talk about substance use with your teen before, now is the time to start. Check out these tips.”

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DO YOU REALLY ‘SEE’ YOUR CHILD?

By Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., The New York Times, January 2020

Helicopter parenting has become the American norm, but it may not be the best way to connect with our kids.

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TEACH YOUR KIDS TO FAIL

By Jesse Grose, The New York Times, January 2020

“Getting comfortable with setbacks will keep them curious and engaged.”

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THINGS TO DO ON WINTER BREAK: 25 FAMILY STAYCATION IDEAS

By Kathy Sima, We Have Kids, December 2019

“Here are 25 ideas for fun, inexpensive things to do over the school break that will help keep the whole family busy.”


SCIENCE SAYS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL KIDS HAVE PARENTS WHO DO THESE 5 THINGS

By Christina DesMarais, Inc.com, December, 2019

“If raising kids to be successful was an easy thing, a lot more people would be wealthy, healthy and surrounded with great relationships. In reality, getting children from infancy to adulthood so that they grow into thriving human beings takes a lot of work and intention. Here are several things experts say the parents of the most successful kids do differently.”


STUDY: KIDS WHO HAVE HELICOPTER PARENTS MORE LIKELY TO BURNOUT, HAVE A HARDER TIME TRANSITIONING TO ‘REAL WORLD’

By Cory Steig, CNBC, November, 2019

“A new study from Florida State University found that kids who had helicopter parents were more likely to experience burnout from schoolwork, and they had a harder time transitioning from school to the real world.”


THE PRESSURE ON KIDS-THEY’RE BORN INTO IT

By Kirk Carapezza, WGBH, November 2019

This story is the first part of WGBH four-part series, “Stressed And Depressed On Campus.”


17 CHILDREN’S BOOKS FOR ANXIOUS KIDS

By Taylor Pitman, HuffPost Life

“Anxiety and worry can creep up on your kids when you least suspect it. Luckily there’s a solid stable of books that parents can turn to as they help their little ones better cope.”

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AM I ENABLING ADDICTION BY HELPING MY CHILD

By Partnership for Drug-Free Kids & Center on Addiction


THE ONE QUESTION EVERY PARENT SHOULD QUIT ASKING

Huffington Post


HIGH SCHOOLERS WHO DON’T DATE ARE LESS DEPRESSED THAN THEIR COUNTERPARTS

CNN Health, October 2019


MEMO TO PARENTS: THE COLLEGE YEARS WILL BE OVER BEFORE YOU KNOW IT

The Boston Globe, September 2019


AN AMAZING PARENT AND A STYLISH, WELL-ADJUSTED KID

The Boston Globe, September 2019


MY SPOUSE OR PARTNER DOESN’T AGREE ON HOW TO HELP OUR CHILD WHO IS STRUGGLING WITH SUBSTANCE USE. WHAT DO I DO?

Partnership For Drug-Free Kids, August, 2019