Keeping Teens Busy During The Summer

Its summertime and your teen may think its a free for all with technology. While there is nothing wrong with some added time to goof off watching youtube videos and surf social, consider adding some conditions. This will not only require them to be productive but also, help you too.

Read - I know no one (teens) want to read anything. I understand because during the school year, they read a lot! However, it's important that they keep their brains powered. Suggest reading an article OFF the screen. It doesn’t have to be a scholarly article, an article in a magazine or newspaper are great options.

The Other Screen - This summer my teens are required to clock in at least 30 minutes of CNN. To some this may seem “lame,” but I think it's important that they