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Parents: Your Kids Are Forming Habits – Constantly

| Behavior Change, Encouragement, Parenting, Teen Success | No Comments

My wife and I share a lot in common, but in one interesting way, we are quite different. She drinks a lot of water every day. Wherever she goes, she…

Teen Nutrition – Healthy Choices Start at Home

| Health & Nutrition, Youth Athletics | No Comments

This guest post comes from Paige Johnson, who advises on weightlifting and strength training. . . . . . . . The nutrition habits your teens develop now will impact…

A Fun Game that Develops Kids’ Minds

| Behavior Change, Critical Thinking, Education, Encouragement, Personal Strength, Programs, Teen Success | No Comments

In my first draft of the above title, the word “Underprivileged” appeared before “Kids.” But the game I’m talking about is chess, which can help make any kid smarter, not…

Teens Can Choose to Make Their Brains Smarter – The Stakes Are High

| Adolescence, Adolescent Brain, Alcohol, Critical Thinking, Drugs, Education, Fitness, Health & Nutrition, Parent-child Communication, Parenting, Peer Pressure, Personal Strength, Rebellion, Self-Esteem, Teen Culture, Teen Sex, Teen Success | No Comments

One of the underlying themes of my writing is that parents of teens need to be realistic. But being realistic doesn’t necessarily imply some kind of worst-case scenario. Because realistically,…