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Recent Blog Posts
I use Facebook...and it definitely serves a purpose, but online communities like ExpressiveParents.com still play an important role in social networking and friendships in general. Here's some reasons why...
Anonymity - There are always going to be things that you would like to get feedback about, but would likely not want to post on your Facebook page. At EP, we have many different private forums for these types of posts where you don't have to worry about being judged by your neighbors or co-workers.
Raising Responsible Teens
Peer pressure move over. There’s a more powerful influence in the lives of teens and it’s found at home.
While peers undoubtedly influence each other, social science research demonstrates time and time again that parents actually matter most. However, having parents per se is not the determining factor. Rather it is the degree to which mom, dad, or guardian actually monitors the teen’s behaviour that is a decisive factor in reducing the risk of pregnancy as well as drug, alcohol, and cigarette use in their teen.
Here's a link to an excellent article on cyberbullying bringing some awareness to what some kids are having to deal with these days...by
Remember several years ago and the old points store where you could easily buy gifts for other members? Well, the last points store just wasn't the same, but I think I've finally got a good replacement!
First of all... here's how you earn points and how much:
A note to all ExpressiveParents.com members, past and present…
First of all, I want to start by wishing you Happy Holidays! I hope that you and your families are well and looking forward to the new year that is ahead of us.
While we are looking forward to what's ahead, it's hard not to acknowledge how difficult the last couple of years have been for many people. The economic crisis has caused lost jobs and hardships. Some people have lost loved-ones. But those are just the negatives from the last couple of years. Thankfully, there have been positives as well.
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