Super Bowl – A Teachable Moment

January 30, 2015

This Sunday, millions of people will be tuning in to one of the most watched sporting events in the world – the Super Bowl.  Even the non sports fan will watch, more particularly for  the commercials that are aired during …

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Why You Can’t Really “Win” an Argument with Your Child

January 23, 2015

  The following article was written by Janet Lehman, MSW and appeared in Empowering Parents.  It discusses an issue many parents face and provides some sound advice. Give it a read. Why does arguing with your child give him power? When you …

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Do You Tell Your Kids?

January 21, 2015

Although this article appeared on in February of 2013, it addresses a subject all parents must grapple with when talking to their children about drugs and alcohol.  Give it a read.  Don’t tell kids about past drug use, study …

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Marketing Tricks E-Cigarette Companies Think We’re Too Dumb To Notice

January 15, 2015

The following article recently appeared on and discusses the marketing tricks e-cigarette companies are using to lure in teens. “Take Back Your Freedom.” This new slogan from e-cigarette manufacturer, blu eCigs®, uses a message of freedom or independence that …

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Can Marijuana Be Another “Big Tobacco?

Preventing Another ‘Big Tobacco’ Tobacco companies lied to America for more than a century about the dangers of smoking. They deliberately targeted kids. They even had doctors promote cigarettes as medicine. And today we are paying the price. Though smoking …

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