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Staying Social During Social Distancing: Challenges and Solutions

Posted by on May 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Staying Social During Social Distancing: Challenges and Solutions

Staying Social During Social Distancing: Challenges and Solutions

Social media is a great say to stay connected while most of us are home-bound, but it also presents stressful challenges, especially to teenagers. Here we offer a few solutions on how you can help your teen manage some of the struggles they face online.

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Where to Draw the Line: Boundaries, Technology and Your Family

Posted by on May 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Where to Draw the Line: Boundaries, Technology and Your Family

Where to Draw the Line: Boundaries, Technology and Your Family

Setting digital device boundaries can be tough when you are dealing with youth and teenagers. This post lists ways to manage this process by working together as a family.

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The COVID-20: The Not-So-Funny Weight Meme

Posted by on May 1, 2020 | Comments Off on The COVID-20: The Not-So-Funny Weight Meme

The COVID-20: The Not-So-Funny Weight Meme

Memes and jokes are great entertainment while we’re stuck at home, spending a lot more time on social media. However, a recent trend of posting about weight gain during COVID-19 may actually be harming our youth and individuals with disordered eating.

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Get it in Writing: Creating Technology Contracts for Your Family

Posted by on May 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Get it in Writing: Creating Technology Contracts for Your Family

Get it in Writing: Creating Technology Contracts for Your Family

Writing up a technology contract as a family can help everyone understand their screen time expectations. Contracts that contain each family member’s input can increase buy-in and help in holding each other accountable.

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Parents & Social Media: Doing “The Right Things”

Posted by on May 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Parents & Social Media: Doing “The Right Things”

Parents & Social Media: Doing “The Right Things”

What is the “right thing” to do when it comes to monitoring your child’s social media use during COVID-19? The answer is not simple, and we especially want parents to remember to be gentle with yourselves while you’re still figuring it out.

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Dear Donors… Join the OP Society

Posted by on Apr 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Dear Donors… Join the OP Society

Dear Donors…                       Join the OP Society

OP Society is a new membership club for donors who give to Ophelia’s Place on a monthly basis. OP Society benefits the girls in our community and helps donors to be more connected to those girls.

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Mindful Walking

Posted by on Apr 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Mindful Walking

Mindful Walking

Mindful walking, or walking meditation, helps you to focus on the present moment while on a walk outside. Some guided meditations can help you as you begin this kind of relaxation exercise.

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