How to Take Control of Your Holiday’s with 3 Social Self-Care Lists

By Lorena Reynoso-Singh The holidays are just around the corner, are you dreading seeing certain family members that press your buttons? Is the idea of visiting people you love for the holidays dragged down by the idea of having to interact with that one out of bounds person that always manages to get under your skin
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A Pumpkin Pie Recipe With Gingersnap Crust? Sounds Perfect!

By Your Teen Magazine Originally published at yourteenmag.com   Whether you make this gingersnap pumpkin pie recipe for Thanksgiving or another holiday gathering, you’re sure to get lots of raves. Let us know what time you’ll be serving the dessert. We’ll bring our forks. Courtesy of Food Networks Kitchens. MAKING PUMPKIN PIE WITH GINGERSNAP CRUST Ingredients
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Thanksgiving Charity: Passing On The Philanthropic Hat

By Beth Wain Brandon Originally published at yourteenmag.com Philanthropy has been a way of life for generations in my family. My father grew up in a struggling family in Brooklyn, NY where his father was a member of the Kiblitcher Society, a fraternal benevolent organization of men who came from Kiblitch, Russia. When one family
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Why You Should Consider Creating A Teen Driving Contract

By Your Teen Magazine Originally published at yourteenmag.com   TIPS FOR A PARENT TEEN DRIVING CONTRACT Your teenager has just gotten their driver’s permit and you want to make sure that your teen will be a safe and competent driver. That means taking the appropriate steps— including a great driver’s ed class, following your state’s graduated
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12 Sites To Support You On Your Path to Morning Self-Care

By Lorena Reynoso-Singh   Is Self-Care In The Morning Not Working For You? For those of you that find mornings too difficult to carve out that time for yourself and have found it later in the day, wonderful!  It is 100%, hands down, exponentially better to have that time, then not. I encourage you to continue
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Good Behavior Online: How to Teach Your Teen Good Digital Citizenship

By Jane Parent – Originally published at yourteenmag.com DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP FOR TEENS: RULES OF GOOD ONLINE BEHAVIOR Kids have been bullying each other for decades. The old stereotype of a bully as some big, maladjusted hulk picking on a 90- pound weakling, however, simply isn’t accurate, says Nancy Willard, M.S., J.D., director of Embrace Civility. “As
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How to Make Impromptu Self-Care Doable and Fun!

By Lorena Reynoso-Singh The other day something rare, precious and phenomenal happened to me. I was surprised with the unexpected gift of 45 minutes to myself in the middle of the day. My husband had a surprise errand he had to run which would take him that amount of time to complete and my son had an impromptu
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The Dangers of Teenage Driving: Top 10 Risky Behaviors

By Dana Baker-Willams  Originally published at yourteenmag.com   The teenage years are an exciting time with new independence, later curfews and a physical independence in the form of a car—whether it’s as a new driver or as a passenger in a friend’s car.  It’s a time that can be both liberating and frightening for parents.
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20 Reasons Why Making Art Is A Powerful Form of Self-Care for Parents

By Lorena Reynoso-Singh Life can be so serious for us as parents. While receiving the invaluable gift of taking care of another little person is beautiful, fulfilling and eye opening beyond compare, the weight of how mistakes can create life altering consequences, is real. One Small Choice= Big Consequences Amidst an emergency, did you bring your
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Having a Job in High School: How Many Hours Should Your Teen Work?

By Bryan Johnston Originally published at yourteenmag.com   I have a fifteen-year-old son, and I have told him that by this time next year he will have a part-time job. The news continuously highlights stories of students graduating from college with mountains of debt that takes decades to pay off. Anything we can do to
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