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Shannan Younger
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Wife, mother, writer, blogger
Wife, mother, writer, blogger

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What is there to do in North Dakota? I set out to answer that question when my teen asked it turns out that there is a TON of family fun to be had there. Have you been? #sponsored #Familytravel #travel #parenting

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Parent portals that allow moms and dads to check grades and attendance have gotten a bad rap, but other argue they are useful tools. I'm weighing in. How do you feel about them?
#Teens   #tweens   #parenting  

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Middle schooler have a crush? It's completely developmentally appropriate, and a great opportunity for parents to engage in some meaningful discussions. I'm sharing some do's and don'ts for parents, including some of the lessons I learned the hard way, on the blog. Thanks to +Ask, Listen, Learn for making it possible! #tweens #parenting

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"The Internet is undoubtedly powerful. As in all other aspects of life, with power comes responsibility. We expect you to use the Internet in ways that are thoughtful, considerate, and kind. In short, we expect you to be responsible. I know you're thinking that we've told you this before, and you're right. We have, and we will continue to reiterate and underscore our expectations because is so very important." #saferinternetday   #digitalparenting  

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Turns out that football players and astronauts have a number of similarities, including valuing teamwork. I got to ask astronauts aboard the International Space Station about teamwork (and yes, I completely freaked out because I was crazy excited to be talking to people who are 240 mile above the Earth orbiting at more than 17,000 miles an hour - how crazy is that?!?!) #spacebowl   #nasasocial   #SuperBowlLI +NASA +NASA Johnson Space Center 

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U.S. Ski Team member Robby Kelley shows what "never give up" looks like after crash near end of race +U.S. Ski Team #inspiration #determination #nevergiveup #Skiing

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10 #funfacts and #trivia about past presidential inaugurations

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Most popular blog posts as determined by page views from the past year. See what made the list:

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Parenting resolutions inspired by Hamilton: An American Musical.     #resolutions   #parenting   #teens   #hamilton   #hamiltonchi  

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Your kids may appear to be in their own world, but chances are they are paying attention to you, and may be watching closer than you realize. At holiday gatherings, make sure they see and hear you discussing who will be the designated driver if alcohol is present. +Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility #parenting #teens #tweens
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