Tweens & Teens

What I’ve Learned from My Teen

This past year has been one that none of us ever could have anticipated or imagined. Words that weren’t part of our regular vocabulary, like masks, social distancing, toilet paper shortage, remote learning and Zoom gatherings became number-one topics...

Teens and Cyberbullying

It wasn’t long ago that bullying was relegated to face-to-face interaction. This meant that, if a child was safe at home, the bully would either have to call the house phone or come to the door and get through...

Scholarship program has helped hundreds of Ohioans: Is your teen next?

Each year, more than 900 deserving golf caddies from across the country attend college on the Chick Evans Scholarship. Supported by the Western Golf Association, the privately funded program provides full tuition and housing scholarships to leading universities across the country,...

Ask the Teacher

My daughter is so disorganized. When she heads to middle school next year and has a locker, I don’t know how she will manage. What can I do to help her?  One of the keys to organization is planning, and...

Ask the Teacher

My daughter has several friends whose parents have hired tutors. Some concepts seem tough for my child at school, but I have never thought of hiring a tutor. Should I? Every student should have some experience mastering tough concepts. Learning...

Creating a Healthy Media Diet for Young Children

As modern parents who rely on our cell phones and laptops to function day to day, we all feel that sense of dread when we see our young children staring at a screen; and the younger the child, the...

Cyberbullying

Ijust don't feel like going- 15-year-old Ella insists as she slams her bedroom door. "Maybe next time. I need to check my email." Teenagers will have their moments, but Ella's mother was becoming concerned. This time it was a movie...

Successfully Separating

Divorce is a very real – and, unfortunately, common – part of life, but remains one of the most difficult and stressful life changes. This is true not just for adults, but also for kids. Divorce becomes even more...

Kids and Cyber Safety

"The web is the primary way our children will learn, work, and interact with the world around them," says Kevin Lavelle, web and social media expert and Director of Web and Media for the Office of University Communications at...

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