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Why We Must Stop Pretending Pot Is A Harmless Elixir

Why We Must Stop Pretending Pot Is A Harmless Elixir

06. 3.2014
For some teens, the world of intoxicants is inviting because it gives them a group to belong to. Alienated or rejected by others, feel...
Stuck in the Middle with You: Parenting Your Teen After Graduation

Stuck in the Middle with You: Parenting Your Teen After Graduation

06. 2.2014
Parenting an 18-year-old who is about to gain tremendous freedom and responsibility, but who is still living under your roof, can be understandably...
American Youth Are Bombarded By E-Cigarette Ads

American Youth Are Bombarded By E-Cigarette Ads

06. 2.2014
By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The amount of television advertising for electronic cigarettes that American adolescents...
5 Ways Summer Camp Helps Your Child Prepare for Adulthood

5 Ways Summer Camp Helps Your Child Prepare for Adulthood

05.30.2014
When your child attends summer camp, he learns how to work with others, build meaningful relationships, accept guidance and develop decision-making...
What a Middle School Swimmer Taught This Mom

What a Middle School Swimmer Taught This Mom

05.30.2014
She ascends the block, tugging her suit down in back. Daily practice has built her endurance and honed her strokes. Before hunching into...
The Sudden Need For a 4th Grade Sex Talk

The Sudden Need For a 4th Grade Sex Talk

05.30.2014
We had a sex talk plan. That plan was to wait. Wait until 4th grade was over. Wait until we could have the sex talk with our 10-year-old...
Why Glitter May be Better Than Math Camp

Why Glitter May be Better Than Math Camp

05.29.2014
Everyone experiences regret at one point or another -- it's part of life. And I'm not just talking about that spring break trip to Mexico,...
In an Instant

In an Instant

05.28.2014
By taking the data on the leading causes of unintentional death by age, a curious thing happens. Three peaks of heightened risk become...
I'm Addicted to the Internet -- So What?

I'm Addicted to the Internet -- So What?

05.22.2014
Here's what I know: This addiction sure feels a lot less shameful and dangerous than my coke addiction did. But also my already short attention...
When Your Parents Become the Coolest People Ever

When Your Parents Become the Coolest People Ever

05.20.2014
To all of the parents out there that feel as though the stubborn adolescent that you created will never change, here is some hope for you....
8 Rules to Help Parents Prep for Prom Night

8 Rules to Help Parents Prep for Prom Night

05.20.2014
Your own history can make you come down too hard on the way you approach prom night. Fear is never a good emotion from which to move.
Cyber Restriction: When Your Teen Abuses Their Digital Privileges

Cyber Restriction: When Your Teen Abuses Their Digital Privileges

05.19.2014
Most families have implemented boundaries and rules that their kids and teens have to follow when it comes to their gadgets. Hopefully,...
Preparing Yourself for Your Child's Graduation

Preparing Yourself for Your Child's Graduation

05.16.2014
While each graduation is different -- both for teen and parent -- there are several confidence-building strategies that help position you...
Say What?

Say What?

05.16.2014
Young people know that drinking or using a cell phone while driving are dangerous behaviors. What is surprising is that, according to a...