Get ready for Generation Z

Jul 16,2014

The following article takes an in-depth look at the new generation of  kids who were weaned on technology. They’re smarter than Boomers, and way more ambitious than the Millennials   Jack Andraka created a pancreas cancer test (Ethan Hill/Redux) Last … Read More

Know! The Dangerous Drug Trend – Powdered Caffeine

Jul 14,2014

The following article appeared recently on the drugfreeactionalliance.org website and talks about a new form of an age old drug most of us use – caffeine. However now it comes in a powdered form which can cause a host of … Read More

“Sometimes I Don’t Like My Child.”

Jul 08,2014

The following article was written by Debbie Pincus, MS LMHC and talks about something we, as parents,  think at one time or another. Give it a read! It’s a truth we don’t often admit, even to ourselves: we don’t always like our kids. … Read More

FOURTH OF JULY SAFETY IMPORTANT FOR UNDERAGE TEENS

Jun 30,2014

A study released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) showed hospital emergency visits dealing with underage drinking nearly doubled during the Fourth of July weekend, a fact that highlights the alarming dangers of the popular holiday … Read More

Drinking behind 1 in 10 deaths of working-age adults

Jun 28,2014

This article appeared today in USA Today and examines the problem of excessive drinking in our society as a whole.  Teens look to parents & adults to model their behavior, so be a responsible drinker. One in 10 deaths among … Read More

Graduation Parties – Alcohol Free is the Way to Be

Jun 27,2014

This week, high school seniors  received their diplomas, threw their caps into the air and are now getting ready to start a new stage of their lives. There will be parties all over the town during the next few days, … Read More

Limiting TV: Good for your child, GREAT for you

Jun 26,2014

This article was written by Meaghan O’Keeffe, RN, BSN; a mother, writer and nurse. She worked at Boston Children’s Hospital for nearly a decade, in both the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and the Pre-op Clinic.  She is a regular contributor … Read More

Time to Learn About Tech From the Expert -Teens

Jun 12,2014

This article appeared on the Wall Street Journal website and discusses how teen’s view technology and its application.  The author, Geoffrey A. Fowler joined the Wall Street Journal in 2001. He has covered technology, media and marketing, U.S. politics and culture, … Read More

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