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Get Your Kids to Quit Yelling At You

If your teen is mouthy and yells “back” at you, rewind the tape. Your yelling gave them permission to do the same. Communication experts know that when a person’s voice gets louder in a confrontation, the best way to diffuse the situation is to lower your voice and speak more slowly. The “yeller” will eventually […]

By |May 22nd, 2015|Kids Behavior|6 Comments

Is Your Child Addicted to Their Phone?

According to an article by CNBC (http://www.cnbc.com/id/101608691) , phone addiction is increasing at an alarming rate. Anyone who has a teen who won’t put down their device can see it firsthand. As a high school teacher who had to take phones away from kids in the classroom, I have personally witnessed withdrawal symptoms similar to […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Technology|0 Comments

Parental Responsibility Laws

Did you know that you can be prosecuted, fined and jailed for your teen’s crimes? They are called Parental Responsibility Laws. Most parents think they are exempt, however many states have established legislation that puts you in the hot seat. Laws such as Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor (CDM) hold parents criminally responsible […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Parental Responsibility|0 Comments