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Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

“Binge drinking can actually kill brain cells in the adolescent brain where it does not to the same extent in the adult brain. So for the same amount of alcohol, you can actually have brain damage — permanent brain damage …

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Super Bowl – A Teachable Moment

This Sunday, millions of people will be tuning in to one of the most watched sporting events in the world – the Super Bowl.  Even the non sports fan will watch, more particularly for  the commercials that are aired during …

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Social Media from a Teen’s Perspective

Most of the articles and posts parents read to educate themselves on their teenager’s social media haunts come from adults. Although the information, for the most part, is sound, it is coming from a different perspective and therefore can be …

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BRUTALLY HONEST: IS IT OK TO SPY ON YOUR KIDS?

Below is a great article on the debate surrounding a child’s use of technology. Safety vs. the right to privacy. Read the pros and cons to help you  deal with this issue. (CNN) Whether you think spying on your kids is …

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Winter Blues? Why?

For some children, the change in season brings with it a shift in mood. Is it a passing phase, or something more serious? Here’s what you need to know about depression, SAD, and your child. Depression can be a serious …

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Media Messages and Binge Drinking Influence On Teens

The following article, although written a couple of years ago, provides a fresh perspective on underage binge drinking. Give it a  read Dec. 31, 2012 Prequel to New Year’s Eve… Long gone are the days when I could host a …

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10 Resolutions That Show Your Kids You Care

For the coming New Year, resolve to talk more often with your family about healthy decisions & choices. Research shows that kids who learn a lot about the dangers of drugs from their parents are up to 50 percent less likely to …

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HOLIDAY LOTTERY CAMPAIGN

The Holiday Lottery campaign encourages parents and loved ones not to give lottery products as holiday gifts to minors. Research shows that the majority of adolescents gamble at least occasionally, and that lottery products may be a gateway to problem …

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6 ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS: LET THE GAMES BEGIN!

Once again, the holidays are upon us. The ostensibly joyous stretch of time (about 63 days) between Halloween and January 2 can be a festive time for many. But for others, it can be a miserable brouhaha of high drama …

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Top Ten Things to do with Your Kids this Holiday Break!

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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Simple Calendar

Nothing from November 19, 2017 to December 13, 2017.

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