ZemZen: March 30th, 2018

Welcome to ZemZen, a collection of the Internet’s best parenting articles hand-selected by the Zemcar team. We understand that parenting – as rewarding as it can be – is difficult. Check back every Friday for our latest suggested reads. To see past ZemZen articles click here.

 

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Teens Are ‘Juuling’ At School. Here’s What That Means

What is Juuling, exactly? This article from Time Magazine highlights a new trend among teens and the risks that come with is. You can read the article here.

 

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For parents with younger kids: To march or not?

Last weekend, cities across the country saw crowds of people from all walks of life, and all ages, come together and march in support of March for Our Lives’ weekend of action. But the environment, not to mention the subject matter, leaves some parents questioning if their child is too young to participate. In this Washington Post article, opinion columnist Amy Joyce explores how parents can determine if they should let their younger kids participate in future marches.

 

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Utah Passes Law to Let ‘Free-Range’ Kids Play

Helicopter parents meet ‘free-range’ parenting. This article by U.S. News & World Report breaks down the latest parenting style, and what laws like Utah’s mean for parents adopting this style of parenting.

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Parenting: Put the breaks on a bad habit

Humans are creatures of habbits – some are harmless but others can make life that much more difficult. Tom Tozer and Bill Black, the authors of the book Dads2Dads: Tools for Raising Teenagers, explain why when it comes to parenting, you might want to try to put your kick those bad habbits. You can read the article here.

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