Tips for Parents

Tips:

  • Emphasize exercise and good nutrition.
  • Spend more quality time with your teens
  • Monitor online activity
  • Talk to your kids and maintain open lines of communication
  • Be a good role model
  • Set and enforce rules
  • Be a good listener
  • Catch your teen doing good
  • Get help if your teen is struggling

Parent Resources

There are a many resources listed below to help parents raising tweens and teens

  • Family Resource Centers in the Sweetwater District have many resources for parents and families.   (site to insert name of local FRC)

Parent Involvement

Tips for Raising Teenagers:

  • http://www.webmd.com/parenting/guide/10-parenting-tips-for-raising-teenagers
  • http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/parenting-tips-for-teens/MY00481

Academic achievement data for schools and districts are available online: