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On Parenting a Tween (When I Didn’t Realize I Had One)

They say parents are often oblivious and that’s something I’ve been fighting for a long time. I try to find the balance between staying on top of my son’s schooling, staying aware of social environment, and staying far enough away that I don’t make him feel watched. But it turns...

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Happy Father’s Day: A letter from CEO Ralph Blackman

President and CEO of Responsibility.org Ralph Blackman explains how even though his kids are adults, his job is never done. This blog was originally published on Responsibility.org. As Father’s Day approaches I’ve been thinking about what to say this year. I thought back to other times I’ve writtento see if...

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Classroom Champions Teacher Conference: Our recap

We’ve been partners with Classroom Champions for the past few years in hopes of inspiring kids to say YES to a healthy lifestyle and NO to underage drinking. This past April, we caught up with some of Classroom Champions’ participating teachers and Athlete Mentors at their annual teacher conference. We heard...

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A Healthy Summer Snack for the Family!

Need some inspiration for a fun, healthy snack to make with the family this summer? Here’s our tutorial for a fun kitchen experience the entire family can enjoy! Here’s what you need: Waffle Kiwi Berries String Cheese Blueberries Strawberries  

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From one generation to another: Parenting takeaways

They have loved us, nurtured us, and taught us, even when it was far from easy. Parents: I learned a lot from mine. Everything from tackling tough topics to embracing mistakes, and rely on their example often when parenting my own daughter. My mom and dad didn’t shy away from the...

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Congressman Himes and Paralympian Tyler Carter in CT!

Yesterday we caught up with Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) and Paralympic Alpine-Skier Tyler Carter at West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT for an Ask, Listen, Learn event! West Rocks Middle heard from Congressman Himes and Carter about the importance of combating peer pressure and saying NO to underage drinking. Carter spoke first, captivating...

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A Superstar-Filled Day on Capitol Hill!

US Champions Lauren Holiday and Ashley Wagner, 94.7 Fresh FM DJs Tommy McFly, Jen Richer, and Kelly Collis, and Abe, Bill, and George from the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents joined us on Capitol Hill to celebrate our ninth annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day event and Alcohol...

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The Joyful #Responsibility of Parenting

When the intense feelings and exhaustion from giving birth to my first child wore off and they handed me this tiny little person to take home, I was terrified. Sure, I had held a job, paid the bills, rented an apartment, washed my clothes, did the dishes–all the usual “adulting.”...

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Responsibility Starts with Me: Steve Mesler

Classroom Champions President and CEO Steve Mesler weighs in on how responsibility #StartsWithMe. Check out how his decisions, healthy choices and sense of responsibility shaped his role today as Olympian and CEO.  I learned about personal responsibility from my parents and teachers to be sure, but I learned some of...

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Free resources to help you start the conversation about alcohol

Our Ask, Listen, Learn:Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix team is hard at work this month talking with parents, teachers and kids about saying YES to a healthy lifestyle and NO to underage drinking. Here’s how! As the longest-standing program of its kind, Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix has reached...

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