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May 11, 2021

Bad Habit or Addiction

  Bad Habit or Addiction: How to Tell the Difference  “Addictions rarely happen suddenly, unless it’s something like heroin,” says Nowinski. “Generally, they creep up on […]
May 2, 2021

Alcohol Poisoning 

  Alcohol is the forbidden fruit that every teen wants to eat, so the more parents tell them they can’t have it the more they crave […]
April 23, 2021

10 Refusal Skills For Teens

Just Say No   Every day, teens are faced with situations in which they’re pressured to do something risky, unhealthy or, worse, illegal. Unfortunately, many teens […]
April 14, 2021

Saying No: The College Years

  To help parents understand the importance and impact of teaching their college-aged child to say no, we asked Aaron D. Krasnow, Ph.D., Associate Vice President […]
April 5, 2021

Teen Talk

Can’t Afford to Follow   I heard the same things from my new friends at middle school nearly every day. “Let’s skip school today. Let’s smoke […]
March 18, 2021

Today We Know More- Today We Can Do More

  Who said parenting was easy or suppose to be all “fun and games”. If that is what you think well maybe you should think again. […]
February 28, 2021

Junior High and Underage Drinking

  Junior high is a critical time in a child’s life, especially when it comes to underage drinking and alcohol abuse. When children reach this stage […]
February 19, 2021

Five things to teen-proof your home 

  When you’re children were little, you kept them safe by covering outlets and using childproof locks. Now that your kids are teens, it’s still important […]
February 10, 2021

Idle Minds, Unhealthy Choices 

  “Hey, can you take me to the mall?”   “Can I borrow the car?”  “I’m bored. I need something to do!”  Oftentimes, we feel like our teens are […]
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