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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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It’s getting near that time when you are happily and your child begrudgingly looking at the start of the school year.  It is a big transition from the boundless carefree days of the summer to the defined structured days of …

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Summertime is a great time for teens especially now that most Covid restrictions have been removed. However, with the nice weather, no supervision and loads of free time on their hands teens experiment the most with marijuana.  Click here to …

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Now that we are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with the pandemic, it’s time to wean our kids off the Internet which has been their best friend for the past year and get them playing …

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WE have essentially been prisoners in our own homes for the last year and as a result we became more attached to our devices. Well the pandemic is waning and summer is here – So GO OUTSIDE!!!! Click here to …

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Next week is the Senior Dance “Under the Stars” which will be in lieu of a prom. It is important to talk to your son or daughter before the event. Remember everyone has been cloistered for the last year and …

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“Kids are biologically built to become much more susceptible to peers in adolescence, and social media has magnified those peer influence processes to be much, much more dangerous than they were before,” said Mitchell Prinstein, chief science officer at the …

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I always thought that one of the strongest arguments to present to your teen about marijuana use was that it was against the law. Well, that has fallen by the wayside due to the recent legislation legalizing recreational marijuana. But …

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