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A Positive Take on Tween Tech

by Amie Butchko, Special Contributor to Fearless Parent I’m not naive. But I am fearless or crazy enough to argue that technology, and yes, I’ll say it, even video-gaming, can be good for kids. It’s time to hear the other side; a positive take on tween tech. Here’s the thing: kids are obsessed with technology, some more than others, and it isn’t going anywhere.
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Social Scaffolding for the Drama Years – Episode 11

February 5, 2014 — Haley Kilpatrick with Louise Kuo Habakus and Alison MacNeil Remember middle school? Most of us are immediately transported to the corner of Lord of the Flies and Mean Girls. Haley Kilpatrick, the author of The Drama Years, tells parents of tweens to pay close attention. There’s a lot going on and the stakes are high. Our kids are navigating puberty,
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Tween Drive and Motivation – Episode 4

December 4, 2013 — Janine Caffrey, EdD with Louise Kuo Habakus and Alison MacNeil If you have middle school kids, then saying the words “tween drive and motivation” may make you roll your eyes. Do you struggle with setting limits on how much time your kids can spend on the iPad? Does the world feel upside down sending a misbehaving tween for a time
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Bullying: I’m Naming Names – Part 2

Note: when Fearless Parent changed its URL in 2013, we were able to keep all the comments but inadvertently lost all the “likes” to this post. Read Part 1 here. by Louise Kuo Habakus My son was bullied at Oak Hill Academy After reading about Rebecca Sedwick, a 12 year-old who killed herself after she was tormented by bullying, I was moved to tell
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