October 26, 2016

When ‘Just a Sip’ Is Something More: Can Teen Alcoholism Start At Home?

  You’re having a family party, and the wine is flowing. Your son is eager to be considered one of the “adults” and asks for his […]
August 30, 2016

Road to Recovery

When JuliAnn Crommelin was 13, she started sneaking beers out of her parent’s kitchen cabinet. “Drinking just put me in a different state of mind. It […]
June 3, 2016

New Survey On Underage Drinking

Despite recent studies (including SAMHSA’s study of underage drinking from 2002-2013) that indicate underage drinking is declining in America, a new national survey of 300 teenagers […]
October 31, 2016

“I Can Think for Myself!”Letting Go, Loving, and Allowing our Kids  to Thrive – Without Us!

Letting go of a soon-to-be adult daughter is perhaps the hardest thing I have done.  For those who know me well, standing on the sidelines of […]
October 14, 2016

Medical Marijuana: Myths & Misconceptions

Myth 1: Medical marijuana does not pose a health risk. Fact: Medical marijuana is addictive and presents significant health consequences to its user including loss of […]
October 14, 2016

5 ways to help your child apply for college

With their high school careers coming to an end, high school seniors are beginning to think about the next step: college. While the application process may […]
November 14, 2016

Newsflash: Your Girl Doesn’t Have to Be Friends With Everyone

You want a lot of things for your daughter, and a life rich in friendships is definitely among them. Having a great partner in crime (or […]
September 30, 2016

Eating their words

While there are many forms of bullying, the type that directly attacks a child’s weight is proven to have harmful, even life-threatening effects that can manifest […]
September 10, 2016

Organic or Not?

What to consider when making the decision to go organic. With organic foods becoming a mainstay in our grocery stores and markets, parents now have more […]