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Vanessa Van Petten specializes in social and emotional intelligence research and development. The focus of her company RadicalParenting.com is to research youth behavior and help adults keep up with young adults. She wrote her first book when she was just 16 and her next book, "Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I'm Grounded?" will launch in September 2011 with Penguin Books. Her company also works with brands and individuals to help them use social and emotional intelligence to improve website traffic, sales and branding. She has been featured on CNN, CBS Miami and Fox New York and has been in the Wall Street Journal, Teen Vogue, and many more. She was also on the Real Housewives of Orange County helping the parents and teens.

ARTICLES BY: Vanessa Van Petten

April 28, 2011 1:55 pm

When Your Jewish Child is Dating a Non-Jew

This is a tricky article for me to write, but if you will be patient with me, I'm going to give it a shot. There...

March 25, 2011 2:14 pm

Israeli Parenting Versus American Parenting

Somehow Israeli parents raise kids that I like. Three of my best friends have at least one Israeli parent, but grew up with me in...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah

JNS.org -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Trump Campaign Manager Admits: ‘We Are Behind,’ Reiterates Camp...

Donald Trump's campaign manager pitched Sunday his new call to "drain the swamp" of Washington, even as she admitted Donald...


Palestinian Authority Releases Four Men Arrested for Attending Sukkot Event...

Four Palestinians arrested late last week for attending a sukkot holiday event in a West Bank settlement were freed on...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...