Creativity | Habits | Parenting

5 Steps Toward Positive Parenting

If you have a child, you have one of the most important jobs a person will ever have—being a parent. One minute, you have only yourself to worry about and the next, you have an infant resting in your arms who absolutely needs your nonstop undivided attention.   And guess what?   That 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week…

Habits | Parenting | Teenagers | Vaping

Teenage Vaping: A Dangerous Alternative to Traditional Cigarettes?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are 41 million vapers. And according to a December 2018 drugabuse.gov article, the results of a Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey of a nationally representative sample of eighth, 10th, and 12th graders in American schools reported that 37.3% of 12th graders had vaped within the past 12…

crafts | Creativity | Journal Writing | Outdoor and Indoor ideas | Overcoming | Parenting | Teenagers

Importance of Journaling for Youth

Importance of Journaling for Youth   Keeping a journal may remind writers of their goals and the lessons they’ve learned over time. Journaling can give writers an opportunity to create thoughtful internal conversations with themselves. Sometimes young adults are overwhelmed by the events in their lives. They may allow their emotional reactions to get the…

crafts | Creativity | Outdoor and Indoor ideas | Parenting | Teenagers

National Craft Month: A Closer Look into Creativity

National Craft Month: A Closer Look into Creativity For every “Eureka” moment, there’s a brain hemisphere working to foster creativity and inventiveness in the human body. Each “aha” moment, whether academic, artistic, or physical in nature, is mainly manifested by humans’ inherent creative thinking.   Understanding creativity warrants an interdisciplinary study that encompasses the fields…

Online | Overcoming | Parenting | Teenagers | Uncategorized

I Am NOT For Sale!

Understanding Human Trafficking Modern human trafficking has its roots in the slavery of yesteryear. Perpetrators still use force, coercion, or fraud to obtain labor or commercial sex. Forbes called human trafficking a pandemic of the 21st century.   Human Trafficking Human trafficking is a crime that escalates into physical violence, sexual violence, enslavement, and other…

Parenting | Teenagers

5 Steps to Keeping your School Bully-Free

5 Steps to Keeping your School Bully-Free Bullying has become a fact of life that happens in every school. Especially for children, it is not unusual to get bullied by their peers on a daily basis. Bullying takes many forms, and it may even include something that seems harmless at first, such as teasing. However,…

Exercise | Health | Nutrition | Parenting

7 Health Risks Caused by Childhood Obesity

7 Health Risks Caused by Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity, also called pediatric obesity, can have short-term and long-term medical effects. During the past month, the young adults in our program at Plan-It Life have been learning about nutrition and the possible health ailments caused by childhood obesity. Here are some of the direct health conditions…

Outdoor and Indoor ideas | Parenting

Spring Ideas for Teens

TRY SOMETHING NEW This week on social media we talked about fun things a teenager can enjoy outdoors or indoors during Spring. This is the complete list we came up with and shared on our social media accounts this month. However, by no means, is this list all-inclusive. Picnic in the Park  Sometimes this is…