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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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It should come as no surprise that the vast majority of heroin users have used marijuana (and many other drugs) not only long before they used heroin but while they are using heroin. Like nearly all people with substance abuse …

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 I think it’s safe to say that blame for the opioid epidemic can fall squarely on the shoulders of drug manufacturers, who touted its strong pain relief without fear of addiction. Well we see how true that was. Well there …

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Are we , as a nation, getting ready to embrace and legalize marijuana as a recreational drug? What factors will come into play to make this a reality? What effect will it have on young people? Click here to read an interesting …

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The Gift of Time

December 11, 2017

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 lot …

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Popcorn Lung

November 29, 2017

E-cigarettes is a topic that is discussed in school , at home, basically everywhere. The biggest upside to it has been that it is free of those carcinogens that tobacco cigarettes contain. But what about the liquids used in vapes? …

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Do Your Kids PLAY?

November 2, 2017

In a world filled with technology like iPads, smartphones, laptops, Xboxes, the word “play” takes on a totally different meaning than when we, parents, were young. How many of you Dads remember telling your Mom that you were going into …

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