What’s New in Technology for Teens.

Jul 27,2016

Technology is always changing and it is near impossible to keep up with it. Just a few months ago, every teen used imessaging or texting (on a droid) as a primary communication tool. Well, forget that, most teens now use … Read More

Why is Pokemon Go So Insanely Popular?

Jul 15,2016

The answer is pretty simple – it is on your phone- a device which is almost always on a teen or young adult’s person. It is essentially a technological appendage. The inventors of this viral, augmented-reality game hit the jackpot … Read More

Summertime Can Be Deadly

Jul 08,2016

We all think of summertime as a fun time, filled with sunny days, trips to the beach, outdoor concerts and other enjoyable things. And we should think that, but we also have to keep in mind that this is one … Read More

Off to College – Time to Talk

Jul 07,2016

In a month or so your son or daughter may be going off to college for the first time. This is a big step, a life changer for some. It is exciting and scary at the same time. Be prepared … Read More

Have a Safe Holiday Weekend

Jun 30,2016

This long weekend is a time for celebrations, backyard barbecues, beach parties, fireworks and of  course underage drinking. Did you know that the a 2014 study by SAMHSA showed the number of underage drinking-related visits to the emergency room was 87 percent … Read More

Driving High. Is It Safe?

Jun 28,2016

I’ve read a number of articles on the effects of marijuana when operating a motor vehicle. Several things stand out. 1) All agree that marijuana use can, to some extent, impair ones psychomotor skills, divided attention, lane tracking, and cognitive functions. … Read More

Is Your Teen Sleep Deprived?

Jun 21,2016

Going to bed at 11pm or 12am, getting up for a 7:20am class, driving to school. What’s wrong with this picture? Our kids are sleep deprived and it does have long range consequences. It can affect their grades, their ability … Read More

Here’s An Idea. An Alcohol Free Graduation Party.

Jun 16,2016

Well, many of you probably said that you wouldn’t think of serving alcohol to your high school graduates and their friends. And that’s a start, but what I am talking about is not serving alcohol to anyone, including the adults … Read More

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