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Thirteen Things to Talk to Your Teen About 13 Reasons Why A Parent’s Guide Episode 13: Side 7A Random Acts of Kindness & Noticing Others

In There's a Stranger in My House by Dr James Wellborn

[Note: It has recently come to light that the author of the book this video series was based on has been expelled from The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators for violation of their harassment policy as reported by Deadline.] Thirteen Reasons Why, a video series based on a best-selling teen novel, is the story of a 17 year …

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Thirteen Things to Talk to Your Teen About 13 Reasons Why A Parent’s Guide Episode 11: Side 6A Missed Opportunities & Judging Others

In There's a Stranger in My House by Dr James Wellborn

[Note: It has recently come to light that the author of the book this video series was based on has been expelled from The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators for violation of their harassment policy as reported by Deadline.] Thirteen Reasons Why, a video series based on a best-selling teen novel, is the story of a 17 year old …

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Thirteen Things to Talk to Your Teen About 13 Reasons Why A Parent’s Guide Episode 10: Side 5B Taking Responsibility & Comforting a Grieving Friend

In There's a Stranger in My House by Dr James Wellborn

[Note: It has recently come to light that the author of the book this video series was based on has been expelled from The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators for violation of their harassment policy as reported by Deadline.] Thirteen Reasons Why, a video series based on a best-selling teen novel, is the story of a 17 year old …

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Thirteen Things to Talk to Your Teen About 13 Reasons Why A Parent’s Guide Episode 9: Side 5A (Part 2) Sexual Assault

In There's a Stranger in My House by Dr James Wellborn

[Note: It has recently come to light that the author of the book this video series was based on has been expelled from The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators for violation of their harassment policy as reported by Deadline.] Thirteen Reasons Why, a video series based on a best-selling teen novel, is the story of a 17 year old …

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Thirteen Things to Talk to Your Teen About 13 Reasons Why A Parent’s Guide Episode 9: Side 5A (Part 1) Slut Shaming

In There's a Stranger in My House by Dr James Wellborn

[Note: It has recently come to light that the author of the book this video series was based on has been expelled from The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators for violation of their harassment policy as reported by Deadline.] Thirteen Reasons Why, a video series based on a best-selling teen novel, is the story of a 17 year old …

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Thirteen Things to Talk to Your Teen About 13 Reasons Why: Episode 5-Respecting Boundaries & Gay Shaming

In There's a Stranger in My House by Dr James Wellborn

[Note: It has recently come to light that the author of the book this video series was based on has been expelled from The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators for violation of their harassment policy as reported by Deadline.] Thirteen Reasons Why, a video series based on a best-selling teen novel, is the story of a 17 year old …

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Thirteen Things to Talk to Your Teen About 13 Reasons Why: Episode 2-Hope and Respect

In There's a Stranger in My House by Dr James Wellborn

[Note: It has recently come to light that the author of the book this video series was based on has been expelled from The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators for violation of their harassment policy as reported by Deadline.] Thirteen Reasons Why, a video series based on a best-selling teen novel, is the story of a 17 year old …

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Family Time Movie Theater: Communication, Creativity and Work Ethic

In The Blog by Dr James Wellborn

Here are some movies that address communication, creativity and work ethic.  And one even includes kites! Mary Poppins (G)  You already know about this Queen of kid movies.  But you may not have paid attention to the lessons that are integrated throughout the movie. There is fun, frolicking, discipline, empathic parenting (or nannying as it were), dancing penguins, carousel horse …

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Family Time Movie Theater: Dissenting Opinions

In The Blog by Dr James Wellborn

Here are some movies that will show your kids how to disagree, and stand up for a principle (and, in one instance, fail dramatically).  It’s a Henry Fonda movie-thon! 12 Angry Men (NR, probably PG) Twelve men enter a jury room to determine the guilt or innocence of a teenage boy accused of murder. Initially, only one juror votes not …

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Family Time Movie Theater: Life Long Learning

In The Blog by Dr James Wellborn

There are several aspects of being a lifelong learner your teenager needs to consider. One aspect is the importance of being an informed and educated person, regardless of whether it is directly required by your job. Another aspect is to be prepared for the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune that can occur in the course of your professional life. …