Parenting Corner

January 23, 2020

For many students, their unique strengths and interests may not fit into a traditional mold of "success" and the internal conflict that imposes can lead to feelings of loneliness, isolation, anxiety, and depression.

December 10, 2019

In our continued effort to help families thrive by addressing priority issues through documentary screenings, panels, speaker events, and workshops - we're creating new opportunities for parents to come together to learn from experts and each other in 2020.

November 15, 2019

Every family, every parent, every child has to decide what to do with and about the facts.

November 14, 2019

As part of our series on Substance Abuse Prevention, we interviewed Fred Walters, M.D. at Bainbridge Pediatrics. Here's what Dr. Walters had to say about a physician's role in detecting and addressing substance abuse issues with patients. 

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As a continuation of our series on Substance Abuse Prevention, we are sharing the following article from another one of our panelists - Julia Jensine, CDP. You can hear Julia address anonymous questions from our audience during WHAT'S THE HARM: A Substance Abuse Preven...

November 8, 2019

The most important part of talking about drugs is getting started. If we don't offer high quality information, kids will ingest whatever info is available.

October 25, 2019


It’s tough out there. We live in turbulent times and it’s evident by the fact that anxiety and depression among teens is at an all-time high. In fact, since 2011, there’s been a 59% increase in teens reporting...

September 26, 2019

tran·si·tion: an abrupt change in energy state or level usually accompanied by a loss or gain of a single quantum of energy.

Fall Transition

Although there is a difference between weather and climate, both topics are on our minds with the recent change in weather and las...

August 29, 2019

Academic meltdowns; social/emotional flags; questions to ask your kids; and words of encouragement for parents.

August 22, 2019

We interviewed some of our Bainbridge Island teachers and counselors about how to prepare yourself and your child for a good school year. Here’s what they had to say:

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Useful Information

Quick Tips on Tech Habits; Anxiety & Depression; and Substance Abuse Prevention Click to view 

Resources for Parents of Teens- Click to view 

"What Kids Really Need

To Succeed" : Clay Roberts - Click view presentation

Bainbridge Community Broadcast: Social Emotional Movement in the BISD Schools. -Click here to listen 

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