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It’s About Time

November 14, 2018

We  all know that the flavored pods and e-juices sold for vapes & Juuls are the main attraction to teens, so why did it take so long for the FDA to get on board? Well at least they have but …

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I believe that most of us parents have watched Charlie Brown’s The Great Pumpkin at last 2 or 3 times over the course of the years. That probably holds true for our children too – teens & tweens. It’s a …

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CBD is derived from both the marijuana plant and the hemp plant. It does not have the psychoactive effects of THC but it can be harmful to your teen.  To educate yourself concerning CBD click here

Is Your Teen Happy?

October 6, 2018

When we were growing up, we were always hanging out with our friends, listening to a new album, throwing around a football or a frisbee or just sitting around talking. I can say from experience that those were indeed happy …

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The Importance of Family Meals

September 25, 2018

Want to improve your children’s vocabulary? Increase their sense of belonging? Get them to eat healthier? Well, the answer is simple – Family Meals.  All these things and more can be achieved just by sitting down together as a family …

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We spend a lot of time talking to our children about risky behaviors and why they should stay away from them; as we should. However, I think we should shift our focus onto our children’s well being  , by that …

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No one can really say that having a meal together as a family is a bad thing. It can result in a lot of good things like stronger communication, enhanced bonds between parent and child and an overall connectedness as …

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By now, everyone has heard that New York is looking into putting forth legislation to legalize marijuana in this State for recreational purposes.  How will this affect us? To get a good read on this issue, why not check out …

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We all know there are creeps out there online but how do we talk to our kids about it so it’s neither scary nor seen as just another lecture? Well, click here to read an article that lays it out for you.

Achievement for self. Empathy for others. Which is more important? Many parents stress that caring about others is paramount but their children say they are getting a different message.  They say achievement is the main goal. What do you think?  …

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