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Parenting
04/01/2013
What Really Causes Eating Disorders For many of us, eating disorders are a great mystery. What causes them? Why are they so difficult to cure? Why doesn't the young girl battling anorexia just eat? There are actually five factors loved ones can look for to determine whether a person is more likely to develop an eating disorder. More >>

Tags: Addiction, Anxiety, Children, Diet, Eat Less-Move More, Eating disorders, Family/Relationships - Parent/Child, Family/Relationships - Teens, Health, Internet-Media, Internet/Media, Mental Health, Mental illness, Parenting, Smoking, Social Issues, Stress, Technology, Teens
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03/11/2013
Where Is the 'Off Switch' on this Thing? ...[B]efore we wildly embrace a social universe in which everyone is connected to everyone all the time and anyone in the universe can grab me by the tookus 24/7 and force me to pay attention to them against my will, we should consider one major issue... More >>

Tags: Budget, Cliff Ennico, Internet-Media, Internet/Media, Social Issues, Social Media, Stay-at-Home Mom, SucceedingInYourBusiness.com, Technology, Teenagers, Teens, Twitter, Work from Home
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03/04/2013
Is It Time to Bring Back College Curfews? Since 1970, the rate of freshmen graduating from college has plummeted. Every study shows that there are more freshmen entering college than ever before, yet fewer of them are actually graduating than ever before. More >>

Tags: College, Education, Parenting, Stay-at-Home Mom, Students
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02/25/2013
What a County Prosecutor Wants Your Middle School Student to Know My county's Deputy District Attorney led cyber-safety presentations for the students at our neighborhood public middle school last week, educating them in the online pitfalls kids their age are most likely to encounter. More >>

Tags: Children, Family/Relationships - Parent/Child, Internet-Media, Internet/Media, Parenting, Social Issues, Technology, Values
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02/18/2013
What Today's Girls Need We know that a mother influences her daughter's own body image and can even shape what kind of a parent her daughter will be herself one day. More >>

Tags: Character-Courage-Conscience, Character/Courage/Conscience, Education, Family/Relationships - Teens, Internet-Media, Internet/Media, Morals/Ethics/Values, Mothers, Parenting, Role model, Social Issues, Stay-at-Home Mom, Teacher, Teenage girls, Teens, Values, Women's Point of View
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02/11/2013
Valentine's Day Is Here to Stay A lot of traditions and holidays have been done away with in many of our nation's elementary schools. The Pledge of Allegiance might be said once a week, if at all, in 2013. And classic playground games like dodgeball are now a no-no while Red Rover got the ax long ago... More >>

Tags: Education, Family/Relationships - Children, Holidays, Parenting, Political Correctness, Social Issues, Valentine's Day, Values
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02/04/2013
Ten Ways to Know if Your Child Is Ready or Not for College Spring is the time of year when high school juniors are learning about different colleges and high school seniors are receiving their acceptance letters. More >>

Tags: Acceptance, Attitude, College, Education, Finances, Friends, Friendships, Parenting
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01/21/2013
Playing Manners Scenarios with Kids Depending on their age, you can work on different manners with your kids by acting out the situations in which they would use them in an age-appropriate way. More >>

Tags: Behavior, Kids, Manners, Parenting, Values
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01/14/2013
The Blurring of Need Versus Want Young people today are barraged with the message that material goods buy happiness now more than ever. Let's help them put things in perspective. More >>

Tags: Internet-Media, Kids, Parenting, Technology, Teens
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12/17/2012
Safe Holiday Tech Gadgets: Five Things Every Parent Should Do Because Santa's elves need help, you may have asked your children to create a holiday wish list, and if your kids are like mine, there's at least one technological gadget on their list this year. Whatever the gadget is, if it connects to the Internet, there are five things you need to do before giving it to your child. More >>

Tags: Christmas presents, Family, Holidays, Internet, Internet-Media, Internet/Media, iPhone, Kids, Parenting, Raising kids, Relationships, Relatives, Social Media, Technology
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