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Interview with Michael Robb: Plugged In Parents of Teens

Common Sense Media recently released a report entitled "The Common Sense Census: Plugged-In Parents of Tweens and Teens." We interviewed Michael Robb, director of research for Common Sense to get additional insight into what the findings mean for parents and families: Also, in this video from Common Sense, five parents talk about their own media [...]

Did you know? That parents who take care of themselves create a happier home environment for everyone.

Did you know? That parents who take care of themselves create a happier home environment for everyone. Are you the kind of parent who seems to have time for the kids, your partner, your family, friends and your work … but no time for yourself? This is a common issue busy working parents face but [...]

Co-Parenting Against All Odds

As most parents already know, having a child is probably one of the most rewarding and challenging journeys a person can take in life. As challenging as parenting might be, it becomes more difficult when a household becomes divided into two separate parents and their child/children. It happens to the best of us. Although it [...]

How parents can keep their kids healthy in the age of obesity

I have two children. They are young and healthy. I am grateful everyday for their health. But what about the baggage that they carry with them? Their genetics? How much does genetics affect us? Well, science shows that genetics is definitely a factor. But is it a verdict? The presence of Diabetes in our family [...]

Did you know? If you scream at your kids, they’re more likely to scream at you and others.

Did you know? If you scream at your kids, they’re more likely to scream at you and others. Calmer parent, calmer child. As a parent you’re a powerful role-model for your child. Babies are born with millions of ‘mirror’ neurons so they can mirror and mimic what they see and hear in the world. Perhaps [...]

Raising Digital Natives With Character: Event

Raising Digital Natives With Character Wednesday, March 1 at 7 PM - 9 PM Conard High School, West Hartford, CT FREE EVENT: Presented by Yellowbrick.me and West Hartford Community of Concern Register For This Event On Our Facebook Page Panelists: • Dr. Andrew Morrow, Assistant Superintendent, West Hartford Public Schools • Dr. Amy Alamar, Educator [...]