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It’s that time of year, when our kids are freaking out because they have a lot on their plate with the beginning of the school year. All summer they were in relax mode – no deadlines, no stress. Now, they …

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Getting Back Into a Routine

September 13, 2017

Summer is over and school is in session. During the summer months we tend to relax the rules a bit and schedules are much more fluid.  But when school starts, we need to get back to structure and routines – …

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Labor Day weekend is bittersweet.  It’s a three day weekend and many celebrate with bbqs and parties but it also marks the end of the summer and back to the daily grind.  But it is still a time to celebrate …

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Well, I wish it wasn’t true but the summer is winding down and soon our kids will be heading back to school. This is a difficult time because we have to bring structure back into our kids’ lives. For some …

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  Summer is a Risky Time for Youth Substance Use More teens start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other month, the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration said in a …

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Socialization is an entirely different animal these days. When we were younger we would spend most of our waking hours hanging out together shooting the breeze – face to face –  or in the case of my sister on her …

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In a month or so your son or daughter may be going off to college for the first time. This is a big step, a life changer for some. It is exciting and scary at the same time. Be prepared …

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Miss the May 9th  Presentation – “Your Child, Drugs and Our Community”. Parenting & drug expert Mike Nerney (former Director of the National Drug Research Institute) returned to Mamaroneck Schools on Tuesday, May 9th, to lead an evening with parents and …

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Click on the “Hudson Valley Gives” button below at any time to see our Hudson Valley Gives page and at midnight through 11:59 PM on May 17, 2017 to make a donation to RADAR.  What Larchmont-Mamaroneck Youth Have Told Us 2006-2016 …

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Asleep on Their Feet

May 10, 2017

If you have a teenager, you know what I mean. Most teens don’t get to bed until late and have to get up way too early for school. They are like zombies in the morning. It not only affects their …

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