November 13, 2018

MASK Parent University

MASK Parent University are sessions to help you and your family navigate through the school-age years by providing information on and solutions about various issues before they […]
October 1, 2018

Dangers of Vaping

Two of my children started high school this past fall. I was surprised to learn that there is only one bathroom on campus that one of […]
August 28, 2018

Pressured

24/7 is the reality of time our children are faced with pressure these days: from friends, family, social media, school, TV and—perhaps subconsciously—from idols they look up to. The need to fit in, […]
September 3, 2018

Internet and Food Addictions: Too Much of a Good Thing

  In moderation, sex, food, work, exercise, shopping and Internet use are considered normal healthy behaviors, but when they become excessive, they can jeopardize all aspects […]
August 28, 2018

Under Pressure

  Johnny is a sixteen year old high school student. He has never smoked, and has never consumed  alcohol. Johnny works very hard in school, and maintains a 3.8 GPA. He dresses […]
June 26, 2018

New Arizona law goes into effect banning cellphone use for teen drivers

Beginning this Sunday, July 1, 2018, a new Arizona law goes into effect banning cellphone use for teen drivers   The days between Memorial Day and […]
May 2, 2018

Be careful using innocent hashtags; predators are using them to find pictures of children

  There’s been a lot of discussion about the importance of monitoring your child’s online social media accounts. But it’s just as important that you monitor […]
April 5, 2018

You can now text your emergency to 911

  Starting today, April 2, 2018, if you are not near a landline, you can text your emergency to 911.  This new feature will allow better […]
March 2, 2018

Commit to stay connected

  We have a squad of 5 at our home with a decade between oldest to youngerst and needless to say I’ve always said I have […]