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TikTok has become an extremely popular social media venue for teens and tweens. However, the potential for harm to your child can be found in some of the challenges that appear on the site. For more information on this and …

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St. Patrick’s Day is the third biggest drinking holiday of the year. The following article rings true and it is important that we as parents do the best we can to keep our kids safe. For most older teens telling …

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The Super Bowl and alcohol go hand in hand. Too many people, including teens, drink way too much alcohol on this day, which can have unfortunate and potentially deadly consequences. As parents we should insure that our children are safe …

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The winter blues is a real thing and affects a lot of people’s mental well being. Add to this the ongoing pandemic and it can seem unbearable once you hit February. Click here to see how to navigate this problem.

With legalization, the creation of  consumption centers, and open recreational use of marijuana in New York, one fact remains and should not be forgotten  – marijuana use damages the brains of those users under 25 yrs. old. Granted the law …

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Planning A Holiday Party?

December 14, 2021

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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The Gift of Time

December 1, 2021

  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 …

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Blackout Wednesday

November 17, 2021

Thanksgiving is approaching and with it comes Blackout Wednesday or Drinksgiving – a night which can ruin the holiday and in some cases prove fatal. This is especially true for high school and kids coming back from college. Bars are …

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Have you seen Dopesick?

October 21, 2021

By now everyone knows how devastating the drug oxycontin is. How it has taken lives and ruined many more with its highly addictive nature. How did it happen? Well if you are interested, there is currently a miniseries now showing …

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How to Navigate the Teen Years

September 22, 2021

The teen years can be the most troubling time for parenting. Our little boys and girls are becoming young adults but that doesn’t come without a price. Puberty is a chaotic time as your child’s body and mind are in …

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