Tips for Parents


  • Emphasize exercise and good nutrition.
  • Spend more quality time with your teens
  • Monitor online activity
  • Talk to your kids and maintain open lines of communication
  • Be a good role model
  • Set and enforce rules
  • Be a good listener
  • Catch your teen doing good
  • Get help if your teen is struggling

Parent Resources

There are a many resources listed below to help parents raising tweens and teens. Family Resource Centers in the Sweetwater District have many resources for parents and families.

Tips for Raising Teenagers:

Safe Surfing for Families:

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