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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...

Originally posted in: Teens & College
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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.

Originally posted in: Parenting
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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.

Originally posted in: Parenting

How to Handle a Death in Your Family

Tena Scallan | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Loosing a family member can be difficult. In this article, Tena Scallan shares share her experience and some of the valuable lessons learned.


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

Originally posted in: Parenting
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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.

Originally posted in: Parenting
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How to Plan Your Next Family Reunion

JLP Staff | Saturday, November 12, 2016

It is all too easy for everyday life to take family members away from one another. That is why regular, well-organized family reunions are important.

Originally posted in: Family Activities
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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.

Originally posted in: Parenting
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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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