Stalking is a repeated pattern of behavior that includes following, watching or harassing a specific person. It occurs over a period of time and could be defined as threatening behavior. Most importantly, stalking is a crime.
One of the best things we can do is give our young people the power to talk about mental health issues and topics as challenging as suicide without shutting the door. Even if your child is doing well, this is a powerful opportunity to help your child see it is okay to be emotionally open and could help them talk openly with friends.
Neighborhood bike-sharing and scooter rental programs have taken off this summer and as safety experts. While helmet use laws vary between states and cities, it’s a universal safety concern. Here's why people of all ages need to wear a helmet on every ride.
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Convenience seldom plays a role in the timing of your child’s illness or injury. Take the sudden earache at 3 in the morning…or a fall down the stairs on a Sunday afternoon. Sporting injuries are more likely in the evening or on a weekend. Read More
Setting Up Your Child for a Successful Summer Camp Experience
Jun 05, 2018
The decision to enroll your child in a summer camp is only the first step. With the variety of options, parents may wonder about the possible benefits. What should you consider when selecting and preparing a child for camp?Read More
6 Things Every Parent Should Know About Toilet Training
Mar 30, 2018
Toilet training is a big milestone for children but can also be a nerve-wracking time for parents. Understanding the process is important and so is recognizing when it might be beneficial to reach out for professional help. Read More
JUULing: What Parents Need to Know About the Latest Teen Trend
Mar 15, 2018
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
Substance Abuse: Are You Worried Your Teen May Using?
Mar 06, 2018
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