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3 Parenting Books

3 Parenting books our Program Director Mr. Ron is reading. ๐Ÿ“š โฃ
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1๏ธโƒฃ ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Š๐ข๐๐ฌ ๐…๐จ๐ซ ๐“๐ซ๐ฎ๐ž ๐†๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ – Redefine Success for You and Your Child by Dr. Tim Kimmelโฃโฃ
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2๏ธโƒฃ ๐ƒ๐ข๐ ๐ข๐ญ๐š๐ฅ ๐Š๐ข๐๐ฌ – How to Balance Screen Time, and Why it Matters by Martin L. Kutscher, MDโฃโฃ
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3๏ธโƒฃ ๐๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ, ๐“๐ž๐ž๐ง๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐’๐ž๐ฑ: The Big Talk Book by Bruce Cookโฃโฃ
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Parents, Iโ€™m sure youโ€™ve realized our children did not come with a manual, but there are tons of great information out here that can assist us in our parenting journey. We encourage you to enjoy life long learning because you are a life long parent. โฃโฃ
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What parenting books have you read or are currently reading that could help out a parent? Click the link below to watch the full video!๐Ÿ‘‡
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Today’s Tip

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3 Great Ways You Can Engage As A Parent

March 29, 2022

๐๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ! ๐ƒ๐ข๐ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ค๐ง๐จ๐ฐโ€ฆ? ๐Ÿค”โฃ โฃ Parental engagement makes it far more likely that our children will avoid unhealthy behaviors, such as sexual risk and substance use. โฃ โฃ You might be asking, how do I effectively engage with my teens? We got you covered!…

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S.W.A.G. (Students With Awareness & Goals) Is Back In Full Effect!

March 24, 2022

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Media Can Have a HUGE Influence On Teenagers

March 23, 2022

Parents, did you know thisโ€ฆ? ๐Ÿค”โฃโฃ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ด ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ข ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ด๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ, ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ข ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ด๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ.โฃโฃ Media can have a ๐˜๐˜œ๐˜Ž๐˜Œ influence on teenagers whether itโ€™s directly or indirectly. For example, have you…

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