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How To Create a Technology-Alternative Lifestyle in Your Home401609While some parents may long for the days of limited technology and no cell phones, that is not the norm for kids today.7/22/2020 2:54:01 PMMake “together time" a habit Share responsibilities and chores Get active Set realistic, meaningful limits on technology use Be a role model for your kids Open the 115https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
How to Promote Internet Safety in the Home22022Kids are always connected! But whether your children are on Facebook, Pinterest or whatever popular social site pops up next month, parents need to know how to keep their kids safe while online.3/27/2020 4:05:06 PMKeep your home computer in a common area Block access to inappropriate sites and filter web content Obtain passwords or “friend" your child so you can more easily monitor social 119https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
How To Help Delete Cyberbullying3751007/8/2020 5:56:23 PMIncrease your awareness about technology so you are better prepared to have discussions with your child Encourage your child to share difficult experiences with you Advocate and 416https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
New Movie, Instant Family, Shines Realistic Spotlight on Foster Care6739We asked former Boys Town foster parent Ken to review the new movie Instant Family to find out how accurate of a portrayal the movie is from a foster parents point of view.11/15/2019 8:46:04 PMNovember 28, 2018     By Ken Ostdiek, Former Boys Town Foster Parent Family, Foster Care, Saving Children, Today's Family The new movie, Instant Family, is based 1145https://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Nourishing Your Teen Goes Beyond Just Putting Plenty of Food on the Table6674It’s in our family-style residences that our youth receive the care and guidance they need from trained couples called Family-Teachers®. Other kids receive the same high-quality care in Family Homes at several of our affiliate sites around the country.11/15/2019 8:46:03 PMSeptember 19, 2018     By Father Steven Boes, President and National Executive Director, Boys Town At The Table, Father Boes, Parenting Skills, Social Skills 1545https://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
5 tips to help parents learn how to talk to their children6417Good communication with children helps them develop the building blocks for language development. It also improves your bond and encourages them to talk with and listen to you.11/15/2019 8:37:36 PMJuly 19th, 2019     By Amy Tyler-Krings, research assistant in the Infant Language Development Laboratory for the Boys Town National Research Hospital 1281https://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Adoption Brings Happy Ending to Girl's Search for Forever Family6423Persian was an 11-year-old girl who desperately wanted a family of her own.11/15/2019 8:37:36 PMFamily, Family Home Program, Saving Children, Youth Stories Persian was an 11-year-old girl who desperately wanted a family of her own Patrick and Brennen Cannon were a couple who 1838https://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
How To Deal with Your Child Being Bullied401611It’s difficult for parents when they discover their child is being bullied. The good news is that although most children in the United States experience bullying, the majority of them find ways to deal with it.7/22/2020 2:55:00 PMTalk with your child to find out for certain if her or she is being bullied, and if so, the extent of it React with compassion Assure your child that you are there to help him 149https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Live God’s Grace This Holiday Season6727"Grace is not just something we say at the dinner table. It is a way to live."I saw this saying on a plaque recently and a light bulb wen...11/15/2019 8:55:08 PMMarch 27th, 2018     By Father Steven Boes, President and National Executive Director, Boys Town Father Boes, Today's Family, Village of Boys Town 656https://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Start Off the New Year Right: 5 Tips for Taking Care of Yourself in 20196777It’s the start of a brand New Year, and with it comes new challenges, new opportunities and new possibilities for every parent. Putting these five tips at the top of your resolution list might make all of your other resolutions easier to follow.11/15/2019 8:46:04 PMCoping Skills, Family, Healing Families, Parent-Child Relationships It’s the start of a brand New Year, and with it comes new challenges, new opportunities and new possibilities 623https://www.boystown.org/blog/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx