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Tweens, Teens, and Technology: Three Strategies to Get on the Same Technological Team!

Eileen E. Hegel, Ed.D. | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

As parents and educators, we all need to continuously get a grip on what can regularly be a technological conflict particularly with the young people in our life.

Originally posted in: Parenting
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Simple Craft Ideas for the Kids This St. Patrick’s Day

JLP Staff | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching. What better way to kick off this beloved Irish holiday than with some fun crafts?

Originally posted in: Family Activities
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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.

Originally posted in: Parenting
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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.

Originally posted in: Parenting
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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...

Originally posted in: Parenting
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Be Prepared! 7 Simple Tips to Stay Safe This Winter

JLP Staff | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Winter has arrived, and with it come heavy winds, snow storms, and blizzards. Here’s how to stay safe during the cold season.

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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.