Parent Newsletter

Contents

  1. Tools for Parenting Teens
  2. Learn Their Lingo
  3. Links to Learn From
  4. A Little Encouragement…And Humor

1. Tools for Parenting Teens

From http://www.realworldparents.com/starters/

Fear vs. God

Many kids go through stages where fear seems to be ruling their lives. This week we’re looking for opportunities to talk to our kids about how focusing on God’s power and presence can help to shrink fear down to size.

Read More:
http://www.realworldparents.com/starters/article/fear_vs._god

Featured Resource: Boundaries with Teens

In this exciting new book, Dr. Townsend gives important keys for establishing healthy boundaries

http://www.realworldparents.com/store/item/boundaries_with_teens/

2. Learn Their Lingo

Cow-Mo = Cow-Mo is a subgenre of country music that is a mix of country and emo.

Noted = A reply posted when someone puts a status on facebook, myspace, etc. Sarcastically shows that you care, and are going to write the status down in a notebook, when you really don’t care at all about the status.

3. Links to Learn From

Cortisol directly related to obesity in girls only
http://www.examiner.com/x-6180-Birmingham-Science-News-Examiner~y2010m2d24-Cortisol-directly-related-to-obesity-in-girls-only

Millenials: Confident. Connected. Open to Change.
http://pewsocialtrends.org/pubs/751/millennials-confident-connected-open-to-change

Teacher Tackles Shooter in Littleton School Shooting
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/top/all/6882913.html

4. A Little Encouragement…And Humor

Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.
– Evan Esar