Parental Connectedness – What Parents Provide

This is the fourth a series of blogs about the benefits of what research refers to as connectedness.Since parent-child connectedness is defined by the quality of the emotional bond between parents/guardians and their children, by how mutual their bonding is, and by how long it lasts over time - it’s helpful to outline some important…

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Benefits of Parental Monitoring-4 : Teenagers & Communication

This is the fourth in a series of blogs about the benefits of parental supervision.Here are some suggestions to help increase communication with between you and your youngster. Some of this information is from an organization called ABCD Parenting Young Adolescents.

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Girls, Drugs and Parental Influence

This series of posts is about drugs and young girls. We aren’t suggesting that anyone should ignore the issues of boys and drugs -- boys certainly have potential to abuse drugs at an early age. But too often people think of drugs as a boys-only problem. And it is important to recognize that drug use is…

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