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2002

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

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Nf523 Teens Making Choices: Practice Is Important, Rosalie Bakken Jan 2002

Nf523 Teens Making Choices: Practice Is Important, Rosalie Bakken

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This publication helps adults develop a strategy to help teens learn how to make good decisions.

Today's youth are put into situations where they must make important, often split-second decisions about things like cigarette or alcohol use, breaking laws, or whether to join in activities that are hurtful - or helpful and respectful - of others. We all hope that our youth will not hesitate to do the right thing in these situations.

Adults can help prepare youth to make good, healthy choices. Kids and teens learn best through practice, so give youth chances to practice making decisions under your guidance ...


Nf522 Teens Making Choices: Involvement Is Important, Rosalie Bakken Jan 2002

Nf522 Teens Making Choices: Involvement Is Important, Rosalie Bakken

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This publication offers ideas to adults who want to help their teens learn how to make good decisions.

As tomorrow's leaders, teens need to know how to make safe, thoughtful and wise decisions. They need to have a sense of values to guide their decisions. They also need the skills and the confidence to stand up for decisions they know are right. Parents and other adults can help teens develop these qualities by asking them to take part in important family, school and community activities. This gives youth the chance to work with adult leaders and learn from them ...


Nf521 Teens Making Choices: Communication Is Important, Rosalie Bakken Jan 2002

Nf521 Teens Making Choices: Communication Is Important, Rosalie Bakken

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This publication helps adults understand how teens make decisions and how to teach teens to make good decisions.

Today's youth are faced with many tough choices about behaviors, values and goals. Some choices have long-term consequences, and we all hope our youth will make wise decisions, especially when the future is at stake.

Adults can help prepare youth to make good, healthy choices. Open communication is vital to healthy parent- child relationships. The following tips may help you communicate with your adolescent about decision-making. A good starting point is to think about your own teenage years.


Nf556 Our Relationship....And Communicating Effectively, Kathy Bosch Jan 2002

Nf556 Our Relationship....And Communicating Effectively, Kathy Bosch

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This publication helps couples learn how to communicate with one another.


Nf529 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Give Safe, Understandable Limits, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf529 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Give Safe, Understandable Limits, Marilyn Fox

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This publication contains information about giving safe, understandable limits to children.


Nf533 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Help Children Feel Lovable And Capable, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf533 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Help Children Feel Lovable And Capable, Marilyn Fox

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This NebFact explains ways parents can build a child's self-esteem.


Nf527 Parenting Your Child Effectively Look At The Whole Picture, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf527 Parenting Your Child Effectively Look At The Whole Picture, Marilyn Fox

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This publication contains information to help parents remain calm when having emotional discussions with children.


Nf528 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Set A Good Example, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf528 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Set A Good Example, Marilyn Fox

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This publication discusses ways parents can communicate effectively with their children during emotional times.


Nf530 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Work With, Not Against, Your Child, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf530 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Work With, Not Against, Your Child, Marilyn Fox

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This publication contains information about working with your children not against them.


Nf 535 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Focus On "Do", Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf 535 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Focus On "Do", Marilyn Fox

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When disciplining children, focusing on "Do" is more effective than focusing on "Don't." This publications gives examples how negative statements can be turned into positive ones.


Nf532 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Give Choices, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf532 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Give Choices, Marilyn Fox

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This publication is about giving your child choices.