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Teens and Social Media Apps - What Parents Need To Know

Authored by Anne Schmidt, Youth Services Outreach and Prevention Supervisor

Any parent of a teen will tell you that most of the teen’s waking hours are spent on their phones.  506 more words


Turning “No” Into a Positive Learning Experience

Authored  by Karlia Lopez, Salt Lake County Youth Services, Elk Run Afterschool Coordinator

Last week, my family decided to have a small break from electronics. At the end of the week, I walked into my house with my five year old looking like he had just experienced a horrific tragedy and then he informed that his brain was rotting from a lack of television. 1,311 more words


Stairway to Heaven.

Throwback to one of my favorite places, Zion National Park.  Two years later, Angels Landing still makes me gulp short breaths. Reblogged on WordPress.com

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Theatre Arts Help Students Gain Higher School Scores

Authored by Jessica May, Youth Services Afterschool Coordinator at Copper Hills Elementary

It’s common knowledge that people have different interests. Some people carry the great athlete gene and are able to shoot 3 pointers, or score touchdowns. 381 more words


Raising Happy and Productive Children

Authored by Kent Larsen, Youth Services, Family Counseling, LCSW

Why are kids so unappreciative and entitled today? Have we spoiled them? Why are my kids so lazy?  983 more words


Road Trip: Caught Orange-Handed. 

Someone made it halfway down the bag of Doritos before we even pulled out of the driveway.

Hilary had very thoughtfully composed, packed, and sort of hidden our delicious bag of road trip Cornucopia the night before. 273 more words

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Tips for Building Stronger Families

Authored by David Christensen, Youth Services, Counseling Services, LCSW

Let’s face it; raising a family is hard work!  Whether you’re a single parent or in a two-parent family, caring for children can be a real challenge.  409 more words