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Teachable Moment

April 3, 2019

You know how we tell our kids to be careful what they post on social media as it can hurt them down the road? Well, I just read about a young adult, an educator who had this happen to her. …

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Family Meals

April 2, 2019

Family  meals are by far the best way to connect with your tweens and teens. It’s that time during the day where you are all together. Turn the cell phones off and share. Click here to get some great ideas …

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With full legalization of marijuana almost a foregone conclusion, I thought it was a good idea to revisit the subject. Click here to read more…

New York has now become one of those states looking to legalize marijuana for recreational use.  You have probably read articles or saw news reports on why this is a good thing as it brings more revenue into the State …

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Conversation is Key !!!

February 2, 2019

You know how we always talk about the importance of family dinners and the conversations that occur at them. As you know, talking to your children in a non judgmental manner creates an atmosphere where a variety of topics can …

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More on Vapes

January 17, 2019

Vaping among tweens and teens has increased  enormously over the past year and during that time we have learned more about its effects on young people. Click here to read more

According to the 2018 Monitoring The Future survey results, the increases in adolescent vaping from 2017 to 2018 were the largest ever recorded in the past 43 years for any adolescent substance use outcome in the U.S. So, we have …

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Do you get the winter blues? Days are shorter, the weather is cold and its gray most of the time. Well if you feel that way you should read th following article on Seasonal Affective Disorder. Click here to read.

Planning A Holiday Party?

December 18, 2018

It’s that time of year when we get together with friends and relatives to celebrate the holidays. Many of us host parties in our homes. One important thing we must be aware of, is that too much alcohol cannot only …

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Extraction of wisdom teeth can be pretty painful but beware of the prescription your oral surgeon gives your teen or young adult. You see, many opioid addictions among young people are the result of wisdom teeth extractions. Click here to …

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