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Cyberbullying and text threats - what parents need to know

What do Parents Need to Know About Cyber-bullying?

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What is cyber-bullying? If you’ve been around here for any amount of time, you may remember that we’ve had our fair share of “mean girls” and various forms of bullying. The first time that I felt a need to step in was when M was in the 5th grade and that’s when I learned a hard lesson of parenting: Unless…

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Back to school shopping lists for high school and middle school.

Back to School Supply Lists for High School and Middle School

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I hate to bust your summer bliss bubble, but it’s August and while it’s still early in August, everyone knows what’s looming around the corner… Back to School. Hey. Don’t kill the messenger – I’m just reporting the facts. And while you may be the one in a hundred who’s thinking “but I don’t WANT school to start back” you,…

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Social Media and the Death of Social Meetings

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This past weekend was my 25th High School reunion. Other than the perplexing thought of “how can it be that 25 years have passed since I graduated high school” we had a great time catching up as most of us haven’t seen each other since our 20th reunion. 5 years ago I was probably one of the few of my…

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