Parenting Tips for A Successful Summer

For those of us with children and/or adolescents, summer can be both a fun and stressful time. While the stress of getting to school, homework, projects and after school activities subsides, it is often replaced with lack of structure, boredom, and immense amounts of less supervised free time. Often, parents try and identify a successful synthesis that yields some relief from the day-to-day academic stress of the school year through thoughtful productivity and reasonable down time. Here are some resources that may be helpful in negotiating summer plans.

 

 

Feel like you haven’t seen your child’s face in a while because there’s always a digital device in front of it?  Summer can be a great time to optimize your family’s digital plan.  Take the 21 day family challenge (and here’s some great research that supports finding an effective balance for screen time).

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