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Teens and Technology: Adults – Hang Our High-Risk Behaviors!

Eileen E. Hegel, Ed.D. | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Every once in awhile, adults needs a reminder that our teens often view their parents and other adults talking and/or texting while driving. We need to set a better examp...

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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...

Originally posted in: Family
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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.

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Preparing to Be an Empty Nester

JLP Staff | Sunday, August 14, 2016

So as the youngest is about to leave home for their next adventure, they are not the only one entering new phases. You as a parent could also be experiencing some mixed e...

Originally posted in: Parenting
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Your Children and Extracurriculars: 5 Tips

JLP Staff | Friday, April 22, 2016

Whether your child is interested in dance, karate, art, music, sports, or some other activity, you can nurture this interest and encourage your child to spread his or her...

Originally posted in: Family
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4 Tips on How to Juggle Your Student Athletes Busy Schedule

JLP Staff | Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Being a student athlete is not easy. If you're a parent, these tips will show you how to help your student athletes thrive both in class and on the field.

Originally posted in: Family
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5 Spring Break Trip Tips for the Concerned Parent

JLP Staff | Monday, March 14, 2016

Spring Break is an institution among high school and college kids. As a parent, you want to protect your kids while still allowing them a reasonable degree of autonomy. I...

Originally posted in: Family
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Too Much of a Good Thing: Social Media Impacts on Teens

JLP Staff | Monday, February 29, 2016

All things are best taken in moderation, but overusing smartphones and mobile technology is too much of a good thing that can actually harm a teenager's health.

Originally posted in: Family
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What Moms Need to Know about HPV Vaccination

JLP Staff | Friday, November 6, 2015

The discussion of the HPV vaccination for teenagers and younger children can stir up some heated debates, here is why….

Originally posted in: Health
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October is Bullying Awareness Month

Tracy Vega | Friday, October 24, 2014

What do you think of when you hear the word bully?

Originally posted in: Family
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