Posts in Family/Parenting Supports
Enriched Family Guest Blog Post for Alt Ed Austin--Summer Engagement Ideas for Teens

Hey y’all. I wrote a guest blog post for Alt Ed Austin, a great local organization which provides information and consultation services on Alternative Education resources in and around Austin. The guest blog post focuses on summer engagement ideas for teens. Here is a snippet:

In my work with families, I often hear how difficult it is for parents to ensure that their teenagers are engaged over the summer break. Many parents have pointed out that it is hard to find camps whose programming is tailored to this age group, and often teens think of camps as being for “little kids” and are therefore resistant to attending. In this brief article, I focus on several local summer teen engagement resources, including camps that offer Counselor-in-Training (CIT) programs, as well as suggestions for volunteer, internship, and job opportunities…

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Free Online Parenting Resource: The Happy Child Summit, April 8-11, 2019

I want to share a free resource that may be helpful to your family, a friend's family, or to the families you work with: The Happy Child Summit presented by GoZen! | Live Happy | and Engaging Education & Events. The Happy Child Summit builds on the science of positive psychology, helps you understand the latest research and gives you the practical tools that you can use and pass on. Experts will be discussing how you can help your children live happier, more fulfilling lives through the following themes: Positive Emotions, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, Achievement, Health & Vitality. Watch 20 experts offer advice, strategies, practical ideas and coping skills for your child and you!

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