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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IEPs: Independent Education Plans

JLP Staff | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Some students need even more special attention, which is where independent education plans (IEPs) appear. What exactly are IEPs, and who benefits from them?

Originally posted in: Parenting
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Babies and Car Safety: 5 Things to Know

JLP Staff | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Car seats are crucial for protecting your child in the event of an accident. Here are 5 things to review to make sure you're keeping your baby safe in the car.

Originally posted in: New Moms
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Get the Family Together with Rituals and Routines

JLP Staff | Monday, September 12, 2016

As we and our kids get older, grow up, evolve our interests, and change in varied ways, it can feel like tough work keeping the family together. Rituals and routines can...

Originally posted in: Family Activities
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4 Tips for Scheduling School Activities

JLP Staff | Friday, September 9, 2016

From daily drop off and pick up to weekly after school activities, it seems like you're always running during the school year. Here are some tips to help you stay organiz...

Originally posted in: Parenting