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How many times did your mother say to you “Don’t play with your food” ? Well, what we thought was a bad thing can indeed be a good thing when we are trying to get our children to eat different …

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Easier Said Then Done…..

December 29, 2016

I know we all have heard this phrase a hundred times when dealing with life in general but more particularly when we are talking about child rearing. How many of you have heard of a way to deal with an …

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The Gift of Time

December 22, 2016

The Holiday break is perfect for spending some quality time with your kids.  Doing things as a family can definitely help your communication skills with your children and it can bring you closer as a group.  Also, it’s a lot …

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Let’s face facts, our lives are pretty much consumed with technology and the use of a variety of digital devices. We use them and our children use them. How do we incorporate this digital technology in our parenting?  Should we …

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‘Tis the season for sharing important messages to our young people about alcohol by Emily Moser . “The holiday season is here. With it come gatherings with family and friends. For a segment of parents, these get-togethers are a time …

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Winter Blues

November 30, 2016

Well the days are getting shorter. Soon we will be driving to and from work in the dark. It is kind of depressing but can it really affect you? Yes it can and it is called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). …

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BlackOut Wednesday

November 21, 2016

Thanksgiving is a time when families and friends get together to share a meal and enjoy each other’s company.  We will spend time watching the parade, playing touch football, catching up with relatives that have been away or just relaxing …

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The Rise of Marijuana

November 16, 2016

With the recent election having some form of marijuana legislation on the ballot – medical or full recreational – one has to wonder if those seeking its passage think at all about the effects this drug has on our young …

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In this age of technology, social media has, for the most part, replaced face to face communication for young people. Teens are on their smartphones 24/7, posting, checking their “likes”, taking photos, etc. In fact, you could go into a …

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For many parents, this time of year is filled with angst. The summer is over and now the struggle begins We must rein our children back in from there “freefall summer” and put them into a structured environment. Not an …

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