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MASK Magazine

MASK (Mothers Awareness on School-age Kids) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization created in 2007 by a group of dedicated mothers who recognized the need to consistently educate families on rapidly changing issues. The MASK mission is to engage and educate parents, children and the community about the issues facing our youth and to empower children to make safe, healthy choices.

Latest Edition: Self Esteem Previous Issue: Personal Safety 

Essential Skills (Page 58)

One of the biggest adjustments for new college students is the newfound freedom of being on their own. With that comes an increase in personal responsibility and acquiring the essential skills to help them succeed at college.

Digital Etiquette (Page 64)

Developing digital life skills and proper etiquette is essential to a student’s success. Get advice on how to empower your student to think before they click, comment or explore the internet and social media.

Parenting Principles in College (page 83)

Parenting a young adult changes the dynamics of the relationship on both sides. Talk with your student on a variety of topics from financial responsibility to balancing academics and social life.

College Life Skills: Preparing for Peer Pressure (page 83)

ASU staff provide insight and advice to help students and parents understand the issue of substance use and abuse in the college environment.

College Life Skills: Transitions in Parenting (page 77)

ASU staff provide insight and advice to help students and parents understand the importance of career planning and life beyond college.

College Life Skills: College Guide to Eating Well (page 83)

ASU staff provide insight and advice to help students and parents understand the importance of healthy nutrition in college.

College Life Skills: Teaching Tough Life Lessons (page 77)

ASU staff provide insight and advice to help students and parents understand the importance of maintaining character and integrity in college.

College Life Skills: The Boundary Shift (page 83)

ASU staff provide insight and advice to help students and parents understand the importance of maintaining and respecting boundaries in college.

College Life Skills: College Relationships: The New Social Landscape (page 83)

ASU staff provide insight and advice to help students and parents navigate the waters of college relationships.

College Life Skills: Letting Go: Sparking the Right Balance (page 83)

ASU staff provide insight and advice to help students and parents make the most of family time.

College Life Skills: A Prescription for Success (page 83)

ASU staff provide insight and advice to help students and parents navigate the waters of prescription drug use in the college setting.