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Is Part-Time Job, a Good Idea for Your Teen? Yes! Here’s Why!

JLP Staff | Monday, February 20, 2017

Taking a part-time job while still in high school can help your teen develop skills that will help them later in life.

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Empty Nest? Here are 8 Cool Projects You Can Start Today

JLP Staff | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Need something to do with all your new free time? Try starting one of these cool projects after your kids leave for college.

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Tweens, Teens and Technology: Multi-Tasking Mania

Eileen E. Hegel, Ed.D. | Friday, February 17, 2017

Waiting on pic As Americans, we often pride ourselves on the thought that busier equals better. But multi-tasking and becoming distracted by technology can have greater i...

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7 Tips for Empty Nest Moms

JLP Staff | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Feeling lonely in your empty nest? These seven tips can help you reclaim empty space when your children leave for college.

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3 Ways to Talk with Your Kids about Martin Luther King Jr

JLP Staff | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr’s day provides parents an opportunity to use history to teach their kids a human lesson.

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Power Up Parents: Three Tips to Get a Grip on Your Tweens, Teens, and Technology

Eileen E. Hegel, Ed.D. | Monday, December 19, 2016

Concerned about your teen? These three guidelines can help every parent take a step in the right direction with their tweens, teens, and technology

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Helping Your Kids Deal With College Rejections

JLP Staff | Thursday, December 1, 2016

Receiving a college rejection letter is never fun, but it doesn't signify the end of your child's future. It's simply a new turn in the road that can lead to something un...

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Talking to Kids About Death, Loss, and Tragedy

JLP Staff | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Tragedy and death can be confusing to kids and teens. Many parents want to guide their children through this tough time, but aren't sure where to start.

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Life 101: 6 Skills every Teen Needs

JLP Staff | Thursday, October 20, 2016

When kids enter high school, it is good to decide what skills and responsibilities parents want them to handle by graduation. Try these six basic, yet essential skills.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Safe Driving

JLP Staff | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thinking of your teenagers on the road can be scary. But if you prepare them well, you'll feel more comfortable letting the kids take the keys.

Originally posted in: Teens & College
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