These days, most parents know that the Internet can provide both learning and fun for their kids, but that it also pays to be wary when allowing their children to use it. Keeping their kids safe online should be the number one priority for any parent who allows their child to use the Internet, . . . → Read More: Keeping Kids Safe Online and What Every Parent Should Know
I’m helping some great folks promote a Twitter party for the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens on Tuesday, June 5th at 9PM EST and they would love for you to attend!
The Taco Bell Foundation for Teens serves more than 100,000 teens and awards more than 350 grants and scholarships each year. Through their . . . → Read More: Join us and Girls Lunch Out As We Help Teens Graduate To Go
As children blossom into young men and women, most insist on planning and running their own lives. Parents worry about all the basic essentials for their kids’ independent living, like housing, eating properly, staying warm, being careful at night and more. But most parents forget to teach their youngsters one of the most important . . . → Read More: Helping Teens Financially Means More Than Handing Them Money
I hope this “poem for my mom” about Autism touches the hearts of all those extraordinary moms today. It was written by 12 year old Jacqueline Shea.
My Mom is Extraordinary
Chosen by God, she is going to have me. Mommy doesn’t know she will give birth to me yet. I hope she likes . . . → Read More: Poem For My Mom
The Center for Disease Control reports that 5.4 million children between the ages 5-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD by a healthcare professional. Of those children, boys were (13.2%) more likely than girls (5.6%) to have been diagnosed with ADHD.
Children with ADHD can have a difficult time fitting in at school. There are . . . → Read More: Raising Boys with ADHD
“I feel that everyone who has non-verbal autism has an inner voice that is just waiting to come out. I feel my story helps inspire parents to believe, understand and help their child reach their potential. My story shows and proves that you can never say never and that parents need to believe.” – . . . → Read More: CARLY’S VOICE: Breaking Through Autism
Being able to read well is more important than ever for young adults to achieve economic success. But more than 60 percent of middle and high school students score below “proficient” in reading achievement, according to a December 2011 report by the Alliance for Excellent Education.
“Teen literacy is a huge problem in the . . . → Read More: To Ensure a Bright Future, Your Teen Needs to be Reading