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If you are the parent of a middle or high school student, you know there’s a new trend every month, if not more often. Recently, JUULs (pronounced like jewels) and JUULing have become all the rage. Read More
You are not alone. The media is exploding with information on opioid overdoses, and the debate about the legalization of marijuana wages on. Here are a few important things to know about teen substance abuse. More teens that not have used alcohol. Read More
Should influenza find its way to you and your family, you will be faced with the decision to seek medical care or let the virus run its course. Trust the judgement of your health care provider regarding testing and treatment. Read More
By now, you have probably heard about the video shared by YouTube star, Logan Paul, which included images of a person who died by suicide. Though the video was removed from YouTube, and Paul has publicly apologized, the fact remains that the video was viewed 6.3 million times – and no one Read More
Forty-nine percent of children grades 4-12 have been bullied at least once in the past month. And 3.2 million kids have been the victim of bullying. As a parent, how can you recognize the signs and offer your child help? Read More
A recent study identified a correlation between the increased amount of time teens spend using electronic devices and increased symptoms of depression. The study does not prove that increased screen time causes increased symptoms of depression, but does indicate that there may be a link between the two. Read More
The holidays are a time for family traditions, joy and giving. While kids may know the wonderful feeling of sipping hot chocolate or opening presents, many of them have never had the opportunity to enjoy the gift of giving. Read More
Ask your kids this question – “Am I teaching you to be kind?” Parents may be surprised to hear their children may not think so. And with the current news and world landscape, kindness is more important than ever. Read More