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Teaching Children About Independence Day

As you anticipate hanging your American flag, planning a weekend at the lake and gathering with family and friends for the 4th of July, consider also taking time to talk with your children about what Independence Day means for Americans. The 4th of...

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Making Good Summer Decisions: Practice SWAP

"Instead of letting the summer 'happen,' why not practice Summer With A Purpose (SWAP)?" Tim Elmore asks readers. He suggests approaching the summer months with intention, making a plan for growth,...

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What You Need to Know About Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are incredibly prevalent, affecting 30 million individuals in the United States each year. Technology, more specifically social media, has attempted to normalize the harm and accelerated the prevalence of eating disorders....

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TikTok App Updates Parental Controls

This year, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) added the popular social media platform, TikTok, to its annual Dirty Dozen List. The organization cited a lack of sufficient parental controls as a danger to the safety of minors. TikTok...

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Can Gaming Bring Your Family Together?

Worried your teens are playing too many video games during quarantine? While there should be healthy boundaries and a balance of how much time is spent playing games throughout the day, there is a benefit to users interacting from home and...

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Netflix Updates Parental Controls

  Netflix has been widely criticized for inappropriate content on the platform, coupled with inadequate parental controls. Recently, however, Netflix made a significant dent in the effectiveness of these controls. Here's what has...

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Sex Education Programs Under Review

  Many parents across the country are taking full advantage of time at home with their children during the COVID-19 outbreak. For a number of parents, this time serves as an opportunity to compare personal philosophies and convictions...

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Zoom Best Practices

Video-conferencing apps saw record downloads in the month of March. If you are working from home or if your child is distance-learning, odds are you have downloaded a video conferencing app in the last few weeks. One of the most popular apps...

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Family Activities for Self-Quarantine

Social distancing is hard for both parents and children. But this can be a great opportunity for you to spend some time with your family. School-work can only fill up so much time everyday. Here are some ideas for things to do while your family is...

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Talking to Young People About Coronavirus

This is a difficult time in our world. With COVID-19 impacting all corners of the globe, uncertainty is everywhere. While the virus seems to have the smallest infection rate in young people, they are certainly experiencing its effects at maximum...

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