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Upcoming Events

Parent Education is working on some great events for 2018-19; please check back
soon for more information.

Recommended Reading & Viewing

Videos

Dr. Brad Sachs' Challenge Success keynote speech "The Good Enough Parents, Good Enough Child"

"Why We Sleep" by Professor Matthew Walker

Learn to love being bored. Manoush Zomorodi explains the connection between spacing out and creativity.
How_boredom_can_lead_to_your_most_brilliant_ideas

"The Hacking of the American Mind" by Dr. Robert Lustig on our dopamine addiction

Documentary: The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. Watch trailer 
Film available on Netflix.


Books
How to Raise An Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims

March 2018: "Thriving or Barely Surviving?" Panel discussion covering changes being made to develop healthier, happier teens and what parents can do to support these efforts. 
Slides from the presentation:  Powerpoint pptxPDF document.

Marijana & Nicotine Information

Cell Phones

Center for Humane Technology (Take control of your phone)

Challenge Success

The AUHSD District Schools have undertaken work with Challenge Success to reduce student stress and improve school climate. For more information visit the Challenge Success.



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If you have any questions or suggestions for Acalanes Parent Education, please contact Mary Kuhn at: wellness@acalanesparentsclub.com



Wellness Committee webpage