Category Archive for: Parents

High five!!

by dstudio21

  • Posted on February 21, 2017

  • Parents

Parents are the most powerful influence in their child’s life! Why is this important? The research shows that caring adult(s) in the life of a child can help reduce early substance use and promote healthy decision making. Here are a few ideas, Talk to your kids often; Participate in family bonding actives; Be engaged with…



Friends and Family Parenting

by dstudio21

  • Posted on January 24, 2017

  • Parents

Good parenting means different things in different families, with every mom and dad setting their own intention for the parenting life they want. No matter how many parenting articles you read or parenting tips you receive, remember that you are the ultimate guide and inspiration to your children. The Chocolate Solution to Arguments A mom…



E-cigarettes and Youth Don’t Mix

by dstudio21

Adolescent years are times of important brain development. Brain development begins during the growth of the fetus in the womb and continues through childhood and to about age 25. Nicotine exposure during adolescence and young adulthood can cause addiction and harm the developing brain.   Did you Know? Nicotine affects brain development, which continues to…



Parenting back to School communication

by dstudio21

Staring a new school year is an exciting time! New things to learn, new friends to make and maybe some new activities to try. This can also be stressful for children and adults alike.  Here are some tips for communication: Be available for your children. Let your kid’s know you are listening. Respond in a…



7 Ways to Cultivate Students’ Problem-Solving Skills

by dstudio21

Parents, teachers, and other adults have developed a lot of skills and knowledge that can make it easy for us to solve problems. We’ve seen the situation before, and the solution may seem obvious to us, but young people are likely encountering the challenge for the first time. How do we help them tackle the…



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