Social Media and Teenagers

   Girls between the ages of 15 to 19 spend at least three hours a day on social media, and most can’t go a couple of hours without checking their Instagram or Snapchat. This near-constant use of social media have inspired researcher to delve into the addictive nature of social media and the emotional damage it […]

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Parents: Staying Close Means Staying Smart During Springtime Celebrations

by Rus VanWestervelt Rus VanWestervelt is a career educator, guest Bluenote blogger, and NDP parent. In his latest blog, he writes about a topic that is both personally and professionally important to him—parents “staying smart” during springtime celebrations. For those of us blessed to work with, live with, or have teens in our lives, the […]

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