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Ashley Wager didn’t let peer pressure stand in her way

It’s been one heck of a year and there’s no one I’d rather celebrate with than FAAR and Ask, Listen, Learn. I joined the team last year so that I could better communicate with kids about my decision to not drink underage. It’s so important to me because the sacrifices...

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Our Superstar turned Scholastic star Ashley Wagner!

At Ask, Listen, Learn and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR), we celebrate April’s Alcohol Awareness Month with a multitude of activities throughout the month, and this year is no different. For the fourth year in a row, FAAR and Scholastic are collaborating to bring the Ask, Listen, Learn program to middle...

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Checking up on our Superstar Debbie Phelps!

April is Alcohol Awareness Month and we thought we’d check back in with one of our most beloved Superstars Debbie Phelps to get her take on a parent’s role during this opportune talking time. As a parent, you wield the greatest influence on your kid’s decision to drink, or not...

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It’s Alcohol Awareness Month so let’s talk #responsibility

We’re rolling out April, which is Alcohol Awareness Month, with BIG news: The Century Council, which created Ask, Listen, Learn as one of its first underage drinking initiatives, is changing its name to the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR)! Although this doesn’t directly affect Ask, Listen, Learn’s mission, it...

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Let’s end National Nutrition Month with words from Ashley Wagner!

Let’s wrap up this National Nutrition Month with a message from our Superstar Ashley Wagner! This Two-time National Champion and Olympic Medalist wants to clue you in on her tips to healthy living. The videos are posted on our Instagram @Ask_Listen_Learn, but also on @Bella_iDECIDE‘s! Visit our friends at iDECIDE and see what...

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Have you eaten your greens today?

It’s Friday, which means we’re rolling out another health tip for National Nutrition Month! Let’s talk yummy smoothies. We were inspired by St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, so we made sure to include lots of festive options on our Healthy Living Pinterest board! Check it out and get motivated to...

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March is National Nutrition Month!

For every week this month, we’re going to highlight something health conscious for National Nutrition Month! For the first week of March, we’re going with nutritiously, delicious recipes! We scoured Pinterest for the best, savory dishes we could find, minus the guilt, and take a look at what we found!...

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Confidence in Your Skin = Confidence to Withstand Peer Pressure

Body image comes from within. As a parent, it’s difficult to explain to a middle-school age child how the images from the magazines aren’t real life, so let us help you. As National Eating Disorder Awareness Week commences, we want to shine a light on a very important topic: self-esteem....

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Welcome Home, Ashley Wagner!

We were anxiously awaiting Two-time National Champion and now Olympic medalist, Ashley Wagner, for the 2014 games, and the day has finally come! She came straight to the Ask, Listen, Learn team to talk saying YES to a healthy lifestyle and NO to underage drinking. Ashley filmed a few PSAs...

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Your Thoughts on TED Talks

We recently came across an interesting video from a TED Talk given by a 13 year-old boy who is a little beyond his years. His concept of traditional school systems has raised some eyebrows. It’s said that his attention to the system’s ‘flaws’ has made him a more well-rounded and...

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