August 24, 2021

Tuned In

  Any parent will tell you communicating with our children is a hit or miss effort, depending on the day. Some days, my 16-year-old daughter is […]
August 23, 2021

Fostering Interests and Passions Early

In today’s competitive world, no one feels—or so it seems to him or her—the pressure to be the best more than a child. From early on, […]
August 22, 2021

Over scheduled

Twenty or 30 years ago, playing sports meant running around with the kids in the neighborhood and playing catch, shooting hoops or riding bikes. Usually the […]
August 21, 2021

Heroin Today

The heroin going around today is not the same heroin that became popular in the 60’s. Heroin used to be considered an extreme, life-ending drug, but […]
August 18, 2021

Start Talking Early

“Start the talking early” Behaviors and trends The PATS study also indicates that youth are starting to drink at a younger age with about 10 percent […]
August 17, 2021

It All Starts in Kindergarten

  Who knew 2020 would bring us so many challenges and reflections on life? We’re all living in an unprecedented global pandemic that will truly leave […]
August 15, 2021

Dating Bill of Rights

1 in 3 teenagers report knowing a friend or peer who has been hit, punched, kicked, slapped, choked or physically hurt by their partner. 1 in […]
August 13, 2021

Eating Disorders and Teens

Anorexia is the third most common chronic illness among adolescents. 95% of those who have eating disorders are between the ages of 12 and 25.8. The […]
August 12, 2021

Synthetic Drugs

Scooby Snax, K2, Spice, Marley, Cloud 9, they all mean the same thing: danger. Chemically-laced drugs are sold every day to kids and teens. Because synthetic […]
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