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Too Much Tech

As an adolescent counselor, most of my time is spent talking and connecting with text-happy, Instagram-snapping, YouTube-watching, Halo-shooting, iPhone-obsessed middle- and high-schoolers and their parents. Recently, I received a call from a parent who said, “My 13-year-old is absolutely addicted to technology. If she’s not texting, then she’s emailing. If she’s not emailing, she’s on […]

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Traveling with Kidlets

A flashback post from 2010… When I think back, my kids seem so young then. Now that I have tweens-to-teens, I have a whole new set appreciation (and complaints about traveling with tweens to teens). What about you? This was a glimpse of the stroller sea at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Thank goodness I don’t […]

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#TBT Throwback Thursday: Traveling with Kidlets

A flashback post from 2010… When I think back, my kids seem so young then. Now that I have tweens-to-teens, I have a whole new set appreciation (and complaints about traveling with tweens to teens). What about you? * * * This was a glimpse of the stroller sea at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Thank […]

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Flipside Friday

“I’m worried about my 14-year-old son. He is putting himself into situations that aren’t the best and being very nasty in his tone with me and his dad. He’s fine with the rest of the world but not us. What should I do?”   The Flipside … From 14-year-old, Kaci: “I think that young teenagers […]

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Beyond Talking: How to Create Meaningful Connections With Kids in Just 5 Minutes [guest post]

guest post by Kevin Strauss of FamilyeJournal Remember the days of writing letters? Once upon a time, people used to write letters of all types and send them all over the world and they might take months to reach their recipient. Letter writing is extremely powerful and people would share their deepest and most personal […]

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