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Summertime Can Be Deadly

June 12, 2018

We all think of summertime as a fun time, filled with sunny days, trips to the beach, outdoor concerts and other enjoyable things. And we should think that, but we also have to keep in mind that this is one …

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The newest e-cig to hit the market is the Juul. One look at it and you will realize who it was designed for – teens.   To learn more about this phenomenon click here

The teen years are  filled with questions.  What type of person am I? What do I want to do with my life? etc. Teens are constantly exploring what life is and what it offers to them. As a result they …

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ON THE RADAR: Drug Take-Back Day Event, Saturday, April 28 at Larchmont Village Hall Lobby AND at the Town of Mamaroneck Police Department, 10 AM to 2 PM Mark your calendar! Our community Drug Take-Back Day is right around the …

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The following video explores, in depth, the effects of marijuana on the developing brain of a teenager.

Are Your Kids Funny?

April 6, 2018

Do you or your spouse have a sense of humor? Are your kids funny? Is that an important trait to have? If so, how do I get my kids to be funny? For some great insight into this issue Click Here.

I think every parent, at one time or another, wants their child to think that they are cool.  It makes them feel that they are in touch with their teen’s world. Maybe they play some of their teen’s music in …

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Depending on who you talk to, the use of technology is either a godsend in parenting or should be severely limited so as not to impede a child’s development. Well, there are clearly pros and cons to the digital citizenship …

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Smartphone Addiction?

February 26, 2018

In today’s society, the smartphone is, in most cases, an added appendage to tweens and teens. But is it addictive? Can you actually experience withdrawal if your phone is taken away from you for an extended period? Is technology creating  …

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At one time or another, we as parents of a teen, wonder why they do what they do sometimes. We also know now that the brain is in its developmental stages during the teen years which can explain some of …

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