A Teen’s View on Social Media

Jan 07,2016

Do you really know how much time your teen or tween spends on social media? Click here to watch an interesting video that give you some answers. Also go to the following site to get an in depth look at teens and how they … Read More

This Year Make Resolutions as a Family

Dec 31,2015

Every year most people make a few resolutions for the new year. In most cases, they are aimed at getting rid of bad habits or doing something positive. Unfortunately, most of them fall by the wayside within a month’s time. … Read More

Family Check-Up – Have You Done One Lately?

Dec 28,2015

While the kids are home for winter break, why not use this time for a “Family Check-up”. Click here to get some sound advice  and parenting skills to use with your teens when discussing substance abuse issues.  Remember,  PARENTS MATTER!

Do Parents Matter?

Dec 24,2015

They sure do! Although at times it feels like are children go out of their way to ignore us, the opposite is true in most cases. Recent research has found that 2 out of 3 kids ages 13-17 say that losing … Read More

What’s a Finsta?

Dec 23,2015

By now, most parents are aware of the Instagram app. Some still think it’s a photography app but essentially it’s another form of social media where teens and young adults connect. Instagram is all about image and many users take … Read More

The Holidays Should Focus on FAMILY

Dec 17,2015

This is a great time of year when families get together to celebrate the holidays. But all too often, we get caught up in the hustle and bustle and don’t take advantage of the opportunities we have right in front … Read More

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Dec 14,2015

Quite frankly, I am really not a big fan of designating months to highlight certain issues but I have to say, the designation of December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month is spot on. Drinking and drugging have become synonymous with … Read More

SnapChat: What is It & Should We Let Our Teens Use It

Dec 10,2015

SnapChat is an app for smartphones that has been around for a few years now. Most parents have heard of it but only in a negative way, to wit,  it’s a new app for sexting by teens.  But it is … Read More

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