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Take My Online Problem Solving Course

Written on August 1st, 2014
by Michelle in Uncategorized

“My friends don’t include me anymore.” “I didn’t make the team.” “My parents are so unfair.” When kids face social… more

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What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Middle Schooler

Written on July 25th, 2014
by Michelle in Uncategorized

My article on What To Expect is published today in the Christian Science Monitor which gets 4.5 million unique visitors… more


Close The Door on The “No Door” Policy

Written on July 14th, 2014
by Michelle in communication, family life

Power plays make for exciting stories, but bad parenting. Scorned, mistreated and disrespected by their unruly teens, parents are now… more

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Guest Post: Four-Letter Friendly Fatherhood

Written on June 16th, 2014
by Michelle in communication

My daughter cusses like a sailor — or perhaps more than a sailor. I’m not sure because I haven’t really… more


Sexting: It’s Not About The Technology

Written on May 5th, 2014
by Michelle in having a body, technology

I was interviewed last week by The Chicago Tribune about a sexting scandal at two middle schools, in which two… more